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After being bitten by a radioactive spider, Peter Parker discovered he had gained great strength, agility, and the ability to cling to any surface. After creating web-shooters, he became a superhero the world will never forget.
any of an order of small, chiefly land arachnids having a body composed of a cephalothorax [a head and thorax united as a single part] bearing the legs and an abdomen bearing two or more pairs of spinnerets that spin the silk threads from which are made nests, cocoons for the eggs, or webs for trapping insects
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Black Widow

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