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Synonyms for rut

Noun

1. rut, groove, channel
usage: a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
2. rut, groove, routine, modus operandi
usage: a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; "they fell into a conversational rut"
3. estrus, oestrus, heat, rut, physical condition, physiological state, physiological condition
usage: applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity

Verb

1. rut, be
usage: be in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals
2. furrow, rut, groove, dig, delve, cut into, turn over
usage: hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove; "furrow soil"
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