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It implies that GMOs are the opposite of butterflies and blades of grass.

“I was standing in front of it and my stomach started doing butterflies,” Hill says.

It conjures up all sorts of nice mental pictures: waterfalls, butterflies, the slow return to spring after a long winter.

When I think about being 18 and living with you again, I keep getting butterflies.

Farrow smiles and butterflies flutter and stars shoot across the night sky.

The sea itself was covered with innumerable dead butterflies and moths, which had been carried out to sea by the storm.

She is all fragrant with blossoms, and in a moment the butterflies come fluttering round her.

Summer insects danced on the air, and a flock of white butterflies fanned the mobile tips of the crimson fireweed.

The congregation reminds me of a clover field, with the butterflies hovering over its gaily-colored, bobbing heads.

Others returning from earlier rounds of gaiety were pressing through, like fluttering, many-tinted butterflies.


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On this page you'll find 467 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to butterflies, such as: afraid, apprehensive, careful, concerned, distressed, and fearful.

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