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Barracuda vs. Shark

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Barracudanoun

Any large marine fish of the genus Sphyraena that have elongated bodies, a projecting lower jaw, displaying prominent fang-shaped teeth, and are aggressive predators.

Sharknoun

A scaleless, predatory fish of the superorder Selachimorpha, with a cartilaginous skeleton and 5 to 7 gill slits on each side of its head.

Barracudanoun

(figuratively) One who uses harsh or predatory means to compete.

Sharknoun

Someone who exploits others, for example by trickery, lies, usury, extortion.

Barracudanoun

Any of several voracious pikelike marine fishes allied to the gray mullets, constituting the genus Sphyræna and family Sphyrænidæ. The great barracuda (Sphyræna barracuda) of the West Indies, Florida, etc., is often six feet or more long, and as dangerous as a shark. In Cuba its flesh is reputed to be poisonous. Sphyræna Argentea of the Pacific coast and Sphyræna sphyræna of Europe are smaller species, and are used as food.

Sharknoun

A sleazy and amoral lawyer; an ambulance chaser.

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Barracudanoun

A large edible fresh-water fish of Australia and New Zealand (Thyrsites atun).

Sharknoun

(informal) A relentless and resolute person or group, especially in business.

Barracudanoun

any voracious marine fish of the genus Sphyraena having an elongated cylindrical body and large mouth with projecting lower jaw and long strong teeth

Sharknoun

(informal) A very good poker or pool player. Compare fish (a bad poker player).

Barracuda

A barracuda, or cuda for short, is a large, predatory, ray-finned fish known for its fearsome appearance and ferocious behaviour. The barracuda is a saltwater fish of the genus Sphyraena, the only genus in the family Sphyraenidae which was named by Constantine Samuel Rafinesque in 1815.

Sharknoun

A person who feigns ineptitude to win money from others.

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Sharkverb

(rare) To fish for sharks.

Sharkverb

(obsolete) To steal or obtain through fraud.

Sharkverb

To play the petty thief; to practice fraud or trickery; to swindle.

Sharkverb

To live by shifts and stratagems.

Sharkverb

(obsolete) To pick or gather indiscriminately or covertly.

Sharknoun

Any one of numerous species of elasmobranch fishes of the order Plagiostomi, found in all seas.

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Sharknoun

A rapacious, artful person; a sharper.

Sharknoun

Trickery; fraud; petty rapine; as, to live upon the shark.

Sharkverb

To pick or gather indiscriminately or covertly.

Sharkverb

To play the petty thief; to practice fraud or trickery; to swindle.

‘Neither sharks for a cup or a reckoning.’;

Sharkverb

To live by shifts and stratagems.

Sharknoun

any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales

Sharknoun

a person who is ruthless and greedy and dishonest

Sharknoun

a person who is unusually skilled in certain ways;

‘a card shark’;

Sharkverb

play the shark; act with trickery

Sharkverb

hunt shark

Shark

Sharks are a group of elasmobranch fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head, and pectoral fins that are not fused to the head. Modern sharks are classified within the clade Selachimorpha (or Selachii) and are the sister group to the rays.

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