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serpent

noun

1 serpent

Limbless scaly elongate reptile; some are venomous.

synonyms: ophidian, snake.

Roget 248: winding etc. v.; convolution, involution, circumvolution; wave, undulation, tortuosity, anfractuosity; sinuosity, sinuation; meandering, ... show more

Roget 366: animal, animal kingdom; fauna; brute creation.    beast, brute, creature, critter [U.S.]; wight, created being; creeping thing, living thing; dumb animal, ... show more

Roget 409: sibilance, sibilation; zip; hiss etc. v.; sternutation; high note etc. 410.    [animals that hiss] goose, serpent, ... show more

Roget 417: musical instruments; band; string-band, brass-band; orchestra; orchestrina.    [Stringed instruments], monochord, polychord; harp, lyre, lute, archlute; mandola, ... show more

Roget 548: deceiver etc. (deceive) etc. 545; dissembler, hypocrite; sophist, Pharisee, Jesuit, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Joseph Surface, Tartufe, ... show more

Roget 913: evil doer, evil worker; wrongdoer etc. 949; mischief-maker, marplot; oppressor, tyrant; destroyer, Vandal; iconoclast.    firebrand, incendiary, ... show more

Roget 941: knave, rogue; Scapin, rascal; Lazarillo de Tormes; bad man etc. 949; blackguard etc. 949; barrater, barrator; ... show more

Roget 949: bad man, wrongdoer, worker of iniquity; evildoer etc. 913; sinner; the wicked etc. 945; bad example.    villain, rascal, ... show more

Dutch: serpent, slang
Polish: wąż



2 serpent

A firework that moves in serpentine manner when ignited.

3 serpent

An obsolete bass cornet; resembles a snake.

Dutch: serpent, slang
Polish: serpent


adjective

Roget 248: convoluted; winding, twisted etc. v.; tortile, tortive; wavy; undated, undulatory; circling, snaky, snake-like, ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Apollyon, Beelzebub, Benedict Arnold, Brutus, Judas, Judas Iscariot, Lucifer, Old Nick, Old Scratch, Quisling, Satan, alpenhorn, alphorn, althorn, alto horn, animal, archtraitor, ballad horn, baritone, bass horn ... show more.

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