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crea·ture  audio  (krchr) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. Something created.
    1. A living being, especially an animal: land creatures; microscopic creatures in a drop of water.
    2. A human.
    3. An imaginary or fantastical being: mythological creatures; a creature from outer space.
  2. One dependent on or subservient to another.


OTHER FORMS:
creatur·al(Adjective), creature·li·ness(Noun), creature·ly(Adjective)


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