daggerlike

daggerlike

(ˈdæɡəˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a dagger in shape or form
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These skilled hunters lure prey by dangling lines tipped with glowing lures in front of large mouths full of daggerlike teeth.
The bill was unmistakably straight, daggerlike and gray.
Hippos may be big, but can float in water by filling their lungs with air and their daggerlike teeth can grow to 20 inches long.
Kolfage's prosthetic legs were getting little use because daggerlike growths of bone at the amputation site made them too painful to wear.
With their blue tongues, beaded skin, and daggerlike claws, Nile monitor lizards are prized exotic pets.
The flies catch their targets, puncture them with a daggerlike mouthpart, and consume their innards.
A piece of perhaps the most vicious hunter of all time, a 45-foot-long rampaging beast once called "nightmare dragon," whose daggerlike teeth were serrated like steak knives.
Created by Seattle-area gardener Elena Shemeta and her son Paul after years of using an old tent stake to pull up weeds, this foot-long tool has a sturdy, daggerlike 8-inch blade made of stainless steel that won't bend in tough soils or rust.
Also, the animal's teeth lack small serrations that appear on many of the meat-shearing, daggerlike teeth of this dinosaur's carnivorous cousins.
It yawned, revealing daggerlike teeth, then emitted a throaty, grumbling growl.
In the end, the victory that put the Ducks in the Sweet 16, such an important milestone for a college basketball program, also became the signature game for Oregon's season and for the Ducks' style of play, with the daggerlike three-point shots, and the frenetic dashes down the floor, and the never-surrender mentality.
The clothes range from casual jeans and shirts to glamorous split skirts and daggerlike stilettos to ancient suits and satin numbers recently dusted for the big night.