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Synonyms for tern
tɜrntern

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ternnoun

    small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail

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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. ternnoun

    Synonyms:
    sea-swallow

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "tern":

    terns, sterne

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  1. Park Geun-hye:

    The ruling could cause short-tern volatility to the market, but will ease uncertainty about the three-year-long case.

  2. Justin Gerlach:

    The giant tortoise pursued the tern chick along a log, finally killing the chick and eating it, it was a very slow encounter, with the tortoise moving at its normal, slow walking pace – the whole interaction took seven minutes and was quite horrifying.


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