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Indeed, Dr. Shaheed has noted that Rouhani has only “limited authority” to change the system of which he is a creature.
This level-headed man of logic, however, is also a creature of moods and funks.
In its earliest years, the New York Fed was literally a creature of Wall Street.The Incredible 'Wussiness' Of The Fed Vs Goldman Sachs—Caught On Tape|Daniel Gross|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That creature threatened the goats until the biggest one butted him off the bridge, never to trouble pedestrians again.
Every aspect of how these vampires exist as a creature had to be imagined.Vampires without Glitter or Girl Problems: Inside Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’|Andrew Romano|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There was a fanciful suggestion of the eavesdropper about the creature; his attitude was almost furtive.The Hound From The North|Ridgwell Cullum
For indeed I am not of consequence enough for my master to concern himself, and be angry about such a creature as me.Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded|Samuel Richardson
Was she merely a creature bred of the teeming earth, or had she an individuality beyond the earth?Jess|H. Rider Haggard
And then he gave us a perfect and laughable description of what must be some creature of the monkey tribe.Adventures in New Guinea|James Chalmers
The existence of a devil—a creature made by God, and the author of evil that will exist forever.Handbook of Freethought|Various
British Dictionary definitions for creature
Word Origin for creature
Word Origin and History for creature
late 13c., "anything created," also "living being," from Old French creature (Modern French créature), from Late Latin creatura "thing created," from creatus, past participle of Latin creare "create" (see create). Meaning "anything that ministers to man's comforts" (1610s), after I Tim. iv:4, led to jocular use for "whiskey" (1630s).