Can You Ace This Quiz About “Compliment” vs. “Complement”?
Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement"!
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Origin of water bear
First recorded in 1700–10
Words nearby water bear
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Example sentences from the Web for water bear
Thus Mrs. Water-Bear makes a nursery out of her old skin, a device as ingenious as unexpected.Marvels of Pond-life|Henry J. Slack
British Dictionary definitions for water bear
another name for a tardigrade
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Scientific definitions for water bear
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