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tyrannosaurus rex

From the way his pockets were sticking out it looked like he had one Tyrannosaurus rex and one triceratops.
Christopher Paul Curtis  --  The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
  This "tyrant lizard" was one of the last and largest of the known carnivorous dinosaurs. Living during the late Cretaceous period, it measured up to 15 meters (50 feet) from the tip of its enormous jaws to the end of its tail. It was up to 5.6 meters (18.5 feet) tall, and weighed as much as six tons.
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T. rex tyrannosaurus rex
Strongly Associated with:   tyranny
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  • From the way his pockets were sticking out it looked like he had one Tyrannosaurus rex and one triceratops.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
  • He could smile at a T. rex, and next thing, they’d be making plans to have a burger together.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: Hurricane Katrina, 2005
  • Pedants knew it to be an Albertasaurus but to everyone else it looked pretty much like a regular T. rex.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • They are omnivores whereas I understand that T. rex ate only meat.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road

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  • There was a small auditorium dominated by a robot Tyrannosaurus rex, poised menacingly by the entrance to an exhibit area labeled WHEN DINOSAURS RULED THE EARTH.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • With him strode the stitch-inked Tyrannosaurus rex, which lent to his haunches a machined and ancient wellspring mineral-oil glide.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • Maybe I’m as obsolete as Tyrannosaurus Rex.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • A Tyrannosaurus Rex.
    Ray Bradbury  --  A Sound of Thunder
  • And they went on to another exhibitTim stood in front of one skeleton-Tyrannosaurus rex, the mightiest predator the earth had ever known-for a long time.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • We tend to refer to some of them as male-such as the Tyrannosaurus rex; we all call it a ’him’-but in fact, they’re all female.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park

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  • Out of the mist, one hundred yards away, came Tyrannosaurus Rex.
    Ray Bradbury  --  A Sound of Thunder
  • These creatures, satchel-heavy like old T. rex, charge head up and front legs up and balance this by lifting the tail.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • The most famous predator in the history of the world: the mighty tyrant lizard, known as Tyrannosaurus rex.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • "Good, Tyrannosaurus rex, " Tim said.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Tyrannosaurus rex is shy?
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • "Ladies and gentlemen, Tyrannosaurus rex, " the tape said.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Do you think you could be bitten by a Tyrannosaurus rex and it would escape your mind?
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • They are saurians, more like tyrannosaurus rex than anything else—big hindquarters and heavy hind legs, heavy tail, and smaller front legs that they use either in walking or to grasp their prey.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • A Tyrannosaurus rex.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • Tyrannosaurus rex is eight tons, and a lot meaner.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
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Associated words [difficulty]:   tyrannosaurus rex [6] , tyranny [1] , paleontology [5]
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