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Word: anthropomorphic

Definition: having human form or characteristics

Sentences Containing 'anthropomorphic'

"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane created a cartoon short entitled "Life of Larry", which centered around a middle-aged man named Larry and his anthropomorphic dog Steve.
"Usagi Yojimbo", a comic book series by Stan Sakai that is set in 17th century Japan and features a cast of anthropomorphic characters, includes occasional appearances of a character named Inspector Ishida who is partially based on Chang Apana.
#11, Tawny is given permanent anthropomorphic form by the magical superhero Ibis the Invincible, after he proves to be more of an aid to the Marvels than Satanus intended.
A boy named Adam is expelled to a middle school established for anthropomorphic zoo animals due to a spelling error making his surname "Lion".
Ace is an anthropomorphic hawk who performs at all ULM athletic events.
Adherents believe that Nature, in all its diversity and wonder, is sufficient unto itself in terms of eliciting the intellectual and emotional responses associated with spiritual experience, and that there is no need for faith in the traditional anthropomorphic concept of 'god' and similar ideas.
Almases are typically described as human-like bipedal animals, between five and six and a half feet tall, their bodies covered with reddish-brown hair, with anthropomorphic facial features including a pronounced browridge, flat nose, and a weak chin.
Both of the two characters were two anthropomorphic oranges with ties to the Fargo-Moorhead area.
Developed in the 1970s near the height of the AI boom, automatic diagnosis systems are capable of gathering data for medical diagnosis with its knowledge based subsystem, and tools such as a tendon-actuated, anthropomorphic finger, skin-like sensors for tactile perception, etc.
Hawkgirl, Zatanna and Red Arrow encounter the ship and land it safely, but all of the passengers, including the Zoo Crew, are transformed into non-anthropomorphic animals.
He created the "Inspector Canardo" series, featuring a depressed anthropomorphic duck detective with a penchant for cigarettes, alcohol and "femmes fatales", before working on other titles.
He described the God of Islam as "a primitive, Bedouin and anthropomorphic God" and the prophet Muhammad as "a sex maniac" who went around all the laws he had enacted to "appease his voracious desire", claiming that Muhammad was no different from "barbaric thugs who slaughtered, robbed, and raped women".
He is an anthropomorphic cardinal wearing the team's uniform.  Fredbird can always be found entertaining young children during baseball games at Busch Stadium.
He is an anthropomorphic hawk wearing basketball shorts, a nylon body suit and mask, and wrestling boots.
His upcoming work includes a sequel to 2009's "Grandville", which Talbot says is "a detective steampunk thriller" and Paul Gravett calls it "an inspired reimagining of some of the first French anthropomorphic caricatures".
In his first appearance, he appeared anthropomorphic only to Kyle and Chef, although he often leaves a trail behind that is attributed by the adults to antisocial behavior by Kyle.
In need of a replacement kidney, Peter is unable to locate a match, until it is discovered that his anthropomorphic dog Brian is a match, but would require the donation of both his kidneys.
In the climatic battle in "Final Crisis" #7, Monitor Nix Uotan restores the Zoo Crew to their anthropomorphic forms and powers.
Kintaro was inspired by the Japanese mythological character Kintarō and initially conceived for "MKII" as an anthropomorphic bipedal tiger complete with a fur-lined costume, but the concept was scrapped due to the difficulty of creating such a complicated outfit.
Laugh-Out-Loud Cats is a series of cartoons created by Adam "Ape Lad" Koford that features two anthropomorphic hobo cats named Kitteh and Pip.
Lola Bunny is a Looney Tunes cartoon character portrayed as an anthropomorphic female rabbit.
Mister Tawky Tawny is a fictional character, an anthropomorphic tiger who appears as a supporting character of Captain Marvel and the Marvel Family in superhero/funny animal comic book stories published by Fawcett Comics and later DC Comics.
Mr. Toad is a very conceited, anthropomorphic toad and in the book he composes a ditty in his own praise which starts like this: George Orwell in his essay "Some Thoughts on the Common Toad" described the emergence of the common toad from hibernation as one of the most moving signs of spring.
Ordell, a red blob-like devil with horns and a tail, is the school's anthropomorphic mascot.
Particularly good effects or makeup occurred in "My Zombie Lover" (the zombie boy's makeup), "Mannikins of Horror" (the mannequins are well-animated), "Love Hurts" (the zombie's makeup), "Jar" (the swamp monster is visually effective), "The Offering" (the giant cancer-inducing bugs are visually effective), "Stressed Environment" (the anthropomorphic rats are well-animated), "The Hole" (the zombie makeup), and "The Moving Finger" (the finger is well-animated).
Prior to 2006, the University's athletic teams were nicknamed the "Indians," and their mascot was Chief Brave Spirit; an anthropomorphic Native American caricature who performed live at all University athletic events.
The animals and Superman soon teamed up to stop the source of the ray (which was also causing the denizens of Earth-C to behave like their non-anthropomorphic animal ancestors), which turned out to be the old Justice League villain Starro, a sentient starfish, who was launching his de-evolution assault from the Earth-C universe's Pluto.
The Fox and the Crow are a pair of anthropomorphic cartoon characters created by Frank Tashlin for the Screen Gems studio.
The Justice League encounters the ship and lands it safely, though all the passengers, including the Captain and the Zoo Crew, are transformed into non-anthropomorphic animals.
The masks could be classified into three types according to the characters they represented: the anthropomorphic, the zoomorphic (representing bear, cow, stag, goat, sheep, ox, wolf, stork, etc.), and the anthropo-zoomorphic.
The official mascot of the Games was an anthropomorphic killer whale named "Klee Wyck".
The residents of Hattytown were anthropomorphic hats.
The story introduced the taciturn hero Rocket Llama and his talkative sidekick, an anthropomorphic cat named Bartholemew 'Bart' Meowsenhausen, who find themselves stranded on an island after a battle with an enemy called Jetpack Dog.
The story revolves around Adam Lyon, a human who, after a clerical error listed his surname as "Lion," is forced to transfer to Charles Darwin Middle School, a school for local anthropomorphic zoo animals, where he is partnered with Jake Spidermonkey in gym, with whom he quickly becomes best friends.
The subsequent comic series features the stuffed doll gaining the power from the evil demon Lord Satanus to transform into a six-foot anthropomorphic tiger who self-describes as a pooka, with "Power of Shazam!"
The Sumerians originally practiced a polytheistic religion, with anthropomorphic deities representing cosmic and terrestrial forces in their world.
The superheroine magician, Zatanna, unaware of the animals' true nature, claims Rodney as a pet for her magic act. However, in the climatic battle in "Final Crisis" #7, Captain Carrot participates, his anthropomorphic form and powers (along with those of his Zoo Crew teammates) restored by the renegade Monitor Nix Uotan.
The team is an anthropomorphic funny animal parody of the Justice League of America.
The various protagonist insects often perform anthropomorphic activities, displaying ironically portrayed intelligence, enjoyment and, sometimes, pathos.
There are also more recent, anthropomorphic representations, dating to the Magdalenian age (c. 12,000 years ago).
They erected raised ceremonial centres, sarcophagi, and large stone monoliths depicting anthropomorphic and zoomorphhic forms out of stone.
Though several of these details were changed, it was announced that Cleveland's neighbors would include a family of talking anthropomorphic bears, a redneck couple and a Victorian-era British family, and one of his son's soccer rivals includes a boy voiced by Kanye West. Cleveland was officially written out of "Family Guy" during season eight before "The Cleveland Show" was broadcast; however, it has been hinted that he might come back for a visit in the future, including the episode "Something, Something, Something, Dark Side", although fantasies and film parodies are generally accepted as non-canon Family Guy episodes.
Ultimately, there is not a great understanding of the exact meaning of the anthropomorphic rubber figures though the symbolism appears to be representative of human sacrifice.
Usually, the episodes are focused on Adam's experiences at Charles Darwin Middle School due to his inability to fit in with his anthropomorphic schoolmates, the challenges that he must face (such as the presumed stupidity of his peers, being schooled in subjects of use only to animals, the introductions of new students of odd, dangerous, or fictional species to the school or the misadventures that Adam stumbles into with them, or the common affects of adolescence as they are experienced by zoo animals).
When orders are issued by faceless bureaucrats to abandon and destroy the domes, the ship's botanist (Bruce Dern) rebels and takes over the ship, aided by three anthropomorphic "drone" robots.
Zigby the zebra is an anthropomorphic children's fictional character created by Scottish-born English author Brian Paterson.

More Vocab Words

::: extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
::: defection - desertion
::: poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
::: probe - explore with a probe or tools; investigate; N: slender instrument used to explore a wound or body cavity; device designed to investigate an unknown region; thorough investigation; Ex. space probe
::: grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
::: agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
::: scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
::: extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
::: genesis - beginning; origin
::: bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing