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  • as invermin
  • as ingrub

synonyms for centipede

  • ant
  • flea
  • insect
  • mosquito
  • rodent
  • bedbug
  • fly
  • foxes
  • lice
  • mice
  • rat
  • snake
  • termite
  • weasel
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How to use centipede in a sentence

Giant, armor-scaled centipedes wreaked havoc on the olive groves of the De La Croix family, and they’re still known to hang about.
FIVE SENSATIONAL VACATION DESTINATIONS FROM THE VIRTUAL WORLDS OF VIDEO GAMESSHELLY TAN, ELISE FAVIS, GENE PARK, ARMAND EMAMDJOMEHFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Geckos lay their eggs as centipedes and scorpions scuttle by.
MONITOR LIZARDS’ HUGE BURROW SYSTEMS CAN SHELTER HUNDREDS OF SMALL ANIMALSJAKE BUEHLERJANUARY 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Along the way, they are displacing other earthworms, centipedes, salamanders and ground-nesting birds.
JUMPING ‘SNAKE WORMS’ ARE INVADING U.S. FORESTSMEGAN SEVERNOVEMBER 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Some who would face a mad bull coolly enough spring with disgust from a cockroach or a centipede.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
There is the electric slug which used to be met with in gardens and roads about Hoinsey Rise; there is also an electric centipede.
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
I never see anything of racing people nowadays, or meet anyone except you who knows a horse from a centipede.
MRS. VANDERSTEIN'S JEWELSMRS. CHARLES BRYCE
A huge round shot struck the "Centipede," passing through her diagonally, leaving death and wounds in its track.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
With a single motion of the knob he sent their centipede-machine crashing out into the clear circle at the mighty cone's center.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
Both gasped as one of the centipede-machines clashed against their own in passing, its Martian driver turning to stare after them.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
One morning the master felt something creeping on his arm, which shaking from him proved to be a centipede.
CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ARTVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
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docile

WORDS RELATED TO CENTIPEDE

  • caterpillar
  • centipede
  • entozoon
  • maggot
  • worm
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