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General words for living things

animal

noun

any living creature, including humans

creature

noun

anything that lives except plants

organism

noun

a living thing such as a person, animal, or plant, especially an extremely small living thing

being

noun

a living creature

animal

noun

any living thing that is not a human, a plant, an insect, a bird, or a fish

life

noun

living things such as plants and animals

fauna

noun

all the animals that live in a particular area. The plants in an area are called the flora.

the animal/plant kingdom

all the animals or plants that exist in the world

the human race

all the people in the world when considered as a single group

genotype

noun

a living thing considered as the set of genes that it has, rather than what it looks like, how big it is etc

Open Dictionary

endies

Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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