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OTHER WORDS FROM pawpawer, nounun·pawed, adjective
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For instance, in one of several sensory tests, mice from microbe-deficient mothers took longer to notice a small piece of tape stuck to one of their paws.A mother mouse’s gut microbes help wire her pup’s brain|Carolyn Wilke|September 23, 2020|Science News
Try your hand at it by selecting dead, dry softwoods like cedar, paw paw, or willow for your drill and board.This essential survival tool can save your life 10 different ways|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|September 15, 2020|Popular-Science
The team put the mice into boxes and gave their paws a slight electrical shock.Towards ‘Eternal Sunshine’? New Links Found Between Memory and Emotion|Shelly Fan|July 28, 2020|Singularity Hub
A dog’s height, coat and paws are important things to consider when choosing a dog for a project, DeMatteo says.
This extra contact helps the bear hold on as it releases and raises a true paw.Pandas use their heads as a kind of extra limb for climbing|Susan Milius|March 13, 2020|Science News For Students
Jimbo sat behind me, and patted me on the back with his heavy tomahawk of a paw.
He then adds a drawing of an animal paw—something officials say his family pointed to as a sign the letter was genuine.Exclusive: Bergdahl Explains in Prison Letters Why He Vanished|Kimberly Dozier|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But there are some compelling reasons to view the advantages that ruling gave the GOP in 2010 as something of a monkey's paw.
Innocuous, soporific white guys like Rob Portman and T-Paw became the horses to bet on.Romney Risks a Worse VP Pick Than Palin by Going With Boring Choice|Michelle Cottle|August 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They decide to adopt a stray cat, Paw Paw, in the hopes that it will fill the void in their relationship.
The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.
The fresh imprint of a tiger's paw upon the pathway gives the same sort of feel to the Indian herdsman.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Bruno was then introduced to each of the scouts, and they seemed to pass muster, for to each one he offered his paw.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
But this dog's tail was wagging, certainly, so Jess bent over without fear to look at the paw.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner