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noun as in grub

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noun as in vermin

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Some have sail-like wings and seem to dance across the sands, others scuttle along like enormous centipedes.

Giant, armor-scaled centipedes wreaked havoc on the olive groves of the De La Croix family, and they’re still known to hang about.

Geckos lay their eggs as centipedes and scorpions scuttle by.

Along the way, they are displacing other earthworms, centipedes, salamanders and ground-nesting birds.

They are all grinding against one another, forming some sort of Human Centipede-like structure.

You must have seen the hilarious South Park parody of The Human Centipede.

It must have been much easier casting the men and women who were in the human centipede in the sequel.

Some who would face a mad bull coolly enough spring with disgust from a cockroach or a centipede.

There is the electric slug which used to be met with in gardens and roads about Hoinsey Rise; there is also an electric centipede.

I never see anything of racing people nowadays, or meet anyone except you who knows a horse from a centipede.

A huge round shot struck the "Centipede," passing through her diagonally, leaving death and wounds in its track.

With a single motion of the knob he sent their centipede-machine crashing out into the clear circle at the mighty cone's center.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to centipede, such as: maggot, worm, caterpillar, and entozoon.

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