butterflies

[ buht-er-flahy ]SEE DEFINITION OF butterflies

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BUTTERFLIES

Suddenly the noise and motion cease, and the butterflies drop dead.

All my sorrows were at once dispersed like a cloud of butterflies.

The dew in the meadows and the pearls on the wings of butterflies began to glisten.

I have frequently tried the experiment with flies and butterflies.

This was also the case in general with spiders, flies, and butterflies.

These butterflies knew well that it was only a gleam of sunshine, not a summer.

I used to run all about, chase the butterflies and everything else that came in my way.

They are as gay as butterflies in their dress, but their looks are very solemn.

And did you know that butterflies could sing like little birds?

"Aw, Ma, I want to stay up with my butterflies," the boy pleaded.

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