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 Meanings and Examples of HYENA
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hyena
 n.  any carnivorous mammal of the family Hyaenidae
Classic Sentence:
1  Moreover, from being so long in twilight or darkness, his eyes had acquired the faculty of distinguishing objects in the night, common to the hyena and the wolf.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 22. The Smugglers.
2  A fierce cry seemed to give the lie to her favourable report: the clothed hyena rose up, and stood tall on its hind-feet.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
3  She had the temper of a hyena, and soon the place she ran was a witch's caldron.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
4  But you see, even a low bitch like that turns on him, and uses the hyena instinct of the mob against sex, to pull him down.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17
5  Now it was the Thenardier who appeared to her, with her hideous, hyena mouth, and wrath flashing in her eyes.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
6  I gives the wolves and the jackals and the hyenas in all our section their tea afore I begins to arsk them questions.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  Today, the hyena is the most common carnivore in Africa.
2  African hyena noted for its distinctive howl.
3  Mother reindeer had to leave her baby behind on whom the hyenas had sprung.