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Counter Democrats and consumer advocates: Cordray represents exactly what's needed to counter financial piranhas who have an unfair advantage over ordinary Americans.
The best aspect of OIB’s production is the puppet design by Gabrielle Grafrath, who creates terrifically cartoonish piranha and a witty stylization of bodies being tempest-tossed.
Basketball free agency opened with the first minute of Saturday morning but even before that piranha frenzy began, the NBA already had won the offseason – again.
So there are going to be a fish balloon, a crab, a piranha and a shark that will be out there.
Get close to sharks and piranhas; dare him to touch a stingray, ball python, bearded dragon, or even an alligator.
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Origin and Etymology of piranha
First Known Use: 1861See Words from the same year
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Definition of piranha for English Language Learners
: a small South American fish that has sharp teeth and that eats the flesh of animals
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