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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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tigressti‧gress /ˈtaɪɡrɪs/ noun [countable]  HBAa female tiger
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tigressSuppose the individual is a tigress whose territory has recently been invaded by another tigress.The Trunchbull started advancing slow and soft-footed upon Rupert in the manner of a tigress stalking a small deer.There is some evidence that a tigress who has killed humans abandons the habit once her family is self-supporting.A tigress with cubs is on her own.One fine day, this innocent tigress is suddenly tamed by a modest teacher who teaches her to read.I had all this time neither seen nor heard anything; nevertheless, I was convinced that the tigress was watching me.The tigress is quick to surface when your young are threatened and I could face up to any bully to defend my own.
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