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noun as in mound


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In some species, like the Northern Flicker woodpecker, a sticky mucus coats around the tongue to help collect grub, like ants down in an anthill.

He also wrote a novel, Anthill, drawn from his groundbreaking research of ant behavior.

Still later: a trash dump that rose up between the Mexican trees like a giant anthill.

Our own period is of no more importance in the general history of the universe than one anthill in the infinite.

They swarm like ants in an anthill; a single chamber often contains many hundreds.

The Ajawa headman left the path on seeing us, and stood on an anthill to obtain a complete view of our party.

The whole slum-district turned out, dressed or half-dressed, like a fevered anthill.

A fork was better after all than one's fingers, and sitting on a chair in the study than on an anthill in the veld.

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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to anthill, such as: bank, drift, dune, embankment, hillock, and knoll.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.