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  1. ivory, tusknoun

    a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses

    bone, off-white, pearl, ivory

  2. tuskverb

    a long pointed tooth specialized for fighting or digging; especially in an elephant or walrus or hog


  3. horn, tuskverb

    stab or pierce with a horn or tusk

    "the rhino horned the explorer"

    detusk, horn

  4. tusk, detuskverb

    remove the tusks of animals

    "tusk an elephant"

    detusk, horn

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  1. tusknoun

    tush, fang, pointed tooth

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  1. Jaroslaw Kaczynski:

    A particularly dark role was played by Donald Tusk, who conducted negotiations with the British and in fact contributed to them getting nothing, hence, he is directly responsible for Brexit and should simply disappear from European politics. But this concerns the whole of European Commission in its present composition.

  2. Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades:

    I conveyed to President Tusk our position that the Republic of Cyprus does not intend to consent to the opening of any chapters if Turkey does not fulfill its obligations as described in the negotiating framework.

  3. Steve Smith:

    Mr. Zarauskas is a sporadically employed New Jersey construction worker who likes to go to flea markets, he was never present when a tusk crossed the border, and we think any suggestion that he knew the tusks were illegal is shaky.

  4. John Cruden:

    Each illegally traded horn or tusk represents not an antique object but a dead animal. Wildlife trafficking entails poaching, bribery, smuggling and organized crime.

  5. Rafal Chwedoruk:

    Of course, today the candidates for prime minister are Ewa Kopacz and Beata Szydlo but the truth is, when we say Kopacz, we are thinking Tusk, and when we say Szydlo, we are thinking Kaczynski, we are still living in the shadow of these politicians, and I don't think this is likely to change after the election.

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