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{adj: aquiline, hooked} curved down like an eagle's beak



{adj: baleful, baneful} deadly or sinister
"the Florida eagles have a fierce baleful look"

{adj: eagle-eyed, keen-sighted, farseeing, longsighted} capable of seeing to a great distance

{adj: eaglelike, eagle-like} resembling an eagle

{adj: het up} worked up emotionally by anger or excitement
"was terribly het up over the killing of the eagle"
"got really het up over the new taxes"
"he was suddenly het up about racing cars"

{adj: old} (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
"an old man's eagle mind"--William Butler Yeats
"his mother is very old"
"a ripe old age"
"how old are you?"
<-> young

{adj: representative} standing for something else
"the bald eagle is representative of the United States"
<-> nonrepresentative

{adj: soaring} moving to great heights with little apparent effort
"a soaring eagle"

{adj: spread-eagle} with arms and legs stretched out and apart
"lay spread-eagle on the floor"

{adv: aloft} at or to great height; high up in or into the air
"eagles were soaring aloft"
"dust is whirled aloft"

{n: Accipitridae, family Accipitridae} hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles

{n: Circaetus, genus Circaetus} harrier eagles

{n: Eagle Scout} a boy scout who has earned many merit badges

{n: Falconiformes, order Falconiformes} chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures

{n: Kamchatkan sea eagle, Stellar's sea eagle, Haliaeetus pelagicus} found on coasts of the northwestern Pacific

{n: Myliobatidae, family Myliobatidae} eagle rays

{n: Prometheus} (Greek mythology) the Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to mankind; Zeus punished him by chaining him to a rock where an eagle gnawed at his liver until Hercules rescued him

{n: aerie, aery, eyrie, eyry} the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)

{n: bald eagle, American eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus} a large eagle of North America that has a white head and dark wings and body

{n: double eagle} (golf) a score of three strokes under par on a hole

{n: double eagle} a former gold coin in the United States worth 20 dollars

{n: eagle ray} powerful free-swimming tropical ray noted for `soaring' by flapping winglike fins; usually harmless but has venomous tissue near base of the tail as in stingrays

{n: eagle, bird of Jove} any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight

{n: eaglet} a young eagle

{n: eagle} (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole

{n: eagle} a former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars

{n: eagle} an emblem representing power
"the Roman eagle"

{n: ern, erne, grey sea eagle, gray sea eagle, European sea eagle, white-tailed sea eagle, Haliatus albicilla} bulky greyish-brown eagle with a short wedge-shaped white tail; of Europe and Greenland

{n: fishing eagle, Haliaeetus leucorhyphus} of southeast Europe and central Asia

{n: golden eagle, Aquila chrysaetos} large eagle of mountainous regions of the northern hemisphere having a golden-brown head and neck

{n: gryphon, griffin, griffon} winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion

{n: half eagle} a former gold coin in United States worth 5 dollars

{n: harpy, harpy eagle, Harpia harpyja} large black-and-white crested eagle of tropical America

{n: harrier eagle, short-toed eagle} any of numerous large Old World hawks intermediate in some respects between typical hawks and typical eagles

{n: osprey, fish hawk, fish eagle, sea eagle, Pandion haliaetus} large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years

{n: ringtail} an immature golden eagle

{n: sea eagle} any of various large eagles that usually feed on fish

{n: spotted eagle ray, spotted ray, Aetobatus narinari} ray with back covered with white or yellow spots; widely distributed in warm seas

{n: spread eagle} a skating figure executed with the skates heel to heel in a straight line

{n: spread eagle} an emblem (an eagle with wings and legs spread) on the obverse of the Great Seal of the United States

{n: symbol, symbolization, symbolisation, symbolic representation} something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
"the eagle is a symbol of the United States"

{n: tawny eagle, Aquila rapax} brownish eagle of Africa and parts of Asia

{v: beat, flap} move with a thrashing motion
"The bird flapped its wings"
"The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"

{v: eagle} shoot in two strokes under par

{v: spread-eagle, spreadeagle, rout} defeat disastrously

{v: spread-eagle} execute a spread eagleon skates, with arms and legs stretched out

{v: spread-eagle} stand with arms and legs spread out

{v: spread-eagle} stretch out completely
"They spread-eagled him across the floor"

{v: spread-eagle} stretch over
"His residences spread-eagle the entire county"

{v: stoop} descend swiftly, as if on prey
"The eagle stooped on the mice in the field"


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