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any of a group of elongate elasmobranch, mostly marine fishes, certain species of which are large, voracious, and sometimes dangerous to humans.
jump the shark, Informal. to begin a decline in quality, popularity, relevance, etc., after reaching a peak:
Some TV shows have jumped the shark once a popular cast member left the show.
any of various usually ferocious selachian fishes, typically marine with a long body, two dorsal fins, rows of sharp teeth, and between five and seven gill slits on each side of the head
a person who preys on or victimizes others, esp by swindling or extortion
(archaic) to obtain (something) by cheating or deception


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  • Shark patrol

    noun 1. (mainly Austral) a watch for sharks kept by an aircraft flying over beaches used by swimmers

  • Shark-repellent

    noun 1. any tactic used by a corporation to prevent a takeover by a corporate raider.

  • Shark siren

    noun 1. (mainly Austral) a siren sounded to warn swimmers of the presence of sharks

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