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Synonyms for octopus
ˈɒk tə pəs; -ˌpaɪoc·to·pus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. octopusnoun

    tentacles of octopus prepared as food

    Synonyms:
    devilfish

  2. octopus, devilfishnoun

    bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles

    Synonyms:
    grey whale, manta ray, devilfish, gray whale, manta

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  1. List of paraphrases for "octopus":

    squid

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  1. Dodie Smith:

    The family-that dear octopus from whese tentacles we never quite escape nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.

  2. Alex Wagner:

    The streams percolate out of the Milky Way's dense gas disk, the jet diverges from a pencil beam into tendrils, like that of an octopus.

  3. Luigi Barzini:

    They eat the dainty food of gamous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach.

  4. Chris Murphy:

    I am convinced that the Russians are prepared to do anything and everything in order to get this president reelected, and knowing that Chris Murphy is going to be sidelined from at least normal campaigning over the next two weeks, it may mean that that's massive multi-layered octopus-like Russian interference operation is going to ramp up, and I think we all need to be cognizant of that and we all need to be taking steps to try to make the American people understand what is real information from that being proffered by countries like Russia.

  5. Tracy Morgan:

    I still have s–t here to do, it’s gonna take more than 18 wheels for me to get out of here. I have to raise my girl, raise my wife, raise my family … Gotta keep my octopus alive. Gotta keep my sharks alive. Those are God’s creatures! I’m needed!


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