Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a scorpion.

Etymologies

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scorpion +‎ -like

Examples

  • From several of the fiery pits emerged scorpionlike arthropods, glowing like embers in the superheated environment.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • The animals in the grove peered at the companions with red eyes, their scorpionlike tails curled menacingly.

    Dragons of Spring Dawning

  • Its tail whips over, scorpionlike, and buries a four inch stinger in Gorman's shoulder.

    Fail-Safe, &c.

  • As the U. S and China are swapping barbs over tires and steel, Hollywood's and China's regulators are locked in a scorpionlike dance over access to the Middle Kingdom's movie market.

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