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noun as in caterpillar

Strong matches

Weak match

noun as in kiss

noun as in lady

noun as in osculation

noun as in smacker

verb as in kiss

verb as in smooch

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Example Sentences

South Florida’s Big Cypress National Preserve is as good a spot to see the butterflies as any.

It’s not all honey and butterflies in our relationship with insects.

Someone who likes their alone time might not have a brain response that is as strong as someone who is a social butterfly.

This technology was demonstrated in artistic replicas of dancing butterflies, fluttering leaves, and blooming flowers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology.

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Scientists have observed insects — especially butterflies, bees and flies — crawling into the eyes of animals.

“When you become a peshmerga your life becomes like a butterfly,” she said.

So, to commemorate her 75th birthday, the two got matching butterfly tattoos on their wrists.

This video remedies that injustice, showcasing an owl doing a butterfly stroke in Lake Michigan.

A small wooden cabinet with two butterfly doors held ropes and chains, candles, and sex toys.

The labels included a picture of a butterfly on a blade of grass.

She became my sweetheart, temporarily; but a born butterfly, she soon fluttered away, leaving me disconsolate—for a time!

Out by the hill, a butterfly, snow white, rested a moment on the young girl's hair.

In Leeming-street it was in the chrysalis state; in Fishergate the butterfly epoch has been reached.

A filmy and diaphanous creature was Mrs. Patton also—one could never have dreamed of so exquisite a black butterfly.

I hate to think that he may become a social butterfly on account of his title, but a stanza from Calverly haunts my memory.


On this page you'll find 108 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to butterfly, such as: canker, larva, moth, and woolly bear.

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