man-eating shark


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Noun1.man-eating shark - large aggressive shark widespread in warm seasman-eating shark - large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
mackerel shark - fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks
Carcharodon, genus Carcharodon - man-eating sharks
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My maternal grandfather's home had a small reservoir that often doubled up as a leisure time 'Roman bath' for seven of my cousins and myself until I happened to see Jaws, the 1975 Steven Spielberg classic for the first time - albeit several years late - and decided that there could possibly be a blood-thirsty, man-eating shark lurking somewhere in that darn five by five feet tank.
The ominous two-note riff by John Williams, which plays out whenever a man-eating shark is near, brings a heightened sense of tension to this 1975 Spielberg classic.
Yet it's good to know that Cabot, the man-eating shark, roams as free as Bodexpress without a jockey.
Police chief Martin Brody must act quickly after the waters surrounding Amity Island come under attack from a deadly man-eating shark. The pressure is mounting as Ryan Gosling stars in The Ides of March Chris Rock stars in Top Five officials want it taken care of before their busy summer months, but the dangerous creature proves to be unpredictable (1975) ***
A small town is terrorised by a man-eating shark, leaving Police Chief Martin Brody no option but to bring it down for good.
About a giant man-eating shark, "Jaws" remains the best ever underwater drama, and in comparison Jon Turteltaub's latest blue water ordeal, "The Meg," pales.
A small-town sheriff with a fear of the water is shocked to discover that his small community is being attacked by a man-eating shark. It is up to him to find a way to stop the hungry creature, with the town officials placing pressure on him to get the job done in a hurry to avoid a scandal.
As Times reviewer Marilyn Stasio put it,"Scandinavian authors are famously unsentimental, but Kjell Eriksson could move a man-eating shark to tears." GENGHIS KHAN AND THE QUEST FOR GOD: How the World's Greatest Conqueror Gave Us Religious Freedom, by Jack Weatherford.
Visitors can learn about the captivating wonders of our planet and experience the thrill of a spacewalk, in addition to the excitement of coming face to face with a man-eating shark -- all under one roof.
A touch of the screen, and you're in front of the Eiffel Tower, Jennifer Lawrence at your side, a man-eating shark heading your way.
Based on Peter Benchley's book, it's the simplicity of the story which makes it such a success - everyone's happily enjoying their holiday and then along comes a giant man-eating shark.
A DIVER has told of the horrifying moment he was attacked by a 10ft man-eating shark which gouged his leg open.