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synonyms for cockroach

  • ant
  • aphid
  • bee
  • beetle
  • butterfly
  • dragonfly
  • flea
  • fruit fly
  • gnat
  • grasshopper
  • ladybug
  • mite
  • mosquito
  • moth
  • pest
  • spider
  • termite
  • tick
  • vermin
  • arachnid
  • arthropod
  • bedbug
  • bumblebee
  • cootie
  • fly
  • hornet
  • louse
  • daddy longlegs
  • praying mantis
  • yellowjacket
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How to use cockroach in a sentence

This frustrated Irene Tobler, a sleep physiologist working at the University of Zurich in the late 1970s, who had begun to study the behavior of cockroaches, curious whether invertebrates like insects sleep as mammals do.
SLEEP EVOLVED BEFORE BRAINS. HYDRAS ARE LIVING PROOF.VERONIQUE GREENWOODMAY 18, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Tobler soon laid out her case that cockroaches were either sleeping or doing something very like it.
SLEEP EVOLVED BEFORE BRAINS. HYDRAS ARE LIVING PROOF.VERONIQUE GREENWOODMAY 18, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Some companies charge $175 or less for a single treatment for cockroaches, while others charge $300 or more.
MANY COMPANIES ADVERTISE ‘GREEN’ PEST CONTROL. BUT IS IT POSSIBLE? AND DOES IT WORK?KEVIN BRASLER | WASHINGTON CONSUMERS' CHECKBOOKAPRIL 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To give the food-catching silk a good workout, researchers used big cockroaches.
TINY SPIDER USES SILK TO LIFT PREY 50 TIMES ITS OWN WEIGHTSUSAN MILIUSMARCH 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
To give the food-catching silk an extreme workout, researchers used big cockroaches.
HOW A TINY SPIDER USES SILK TO LIFT PREY 50 TIMES ITS OWN WEIGHTSUSAN MILIUSFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
So, when a cockroach touches your sundae, that’s the end of the sundae.
THE DOWNSIDE OF DISGUST (EP. 448)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 21, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Some who would face a mad bull coolly enough spring with disgust from a cockroach or a centipede.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The earthworm, the cockroach, and the bed-bug are regarded as peculiarly disgusting, and all have a particularly offensive odour.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
Captain Downs bestowed on Mayo about the same attention he would have allowed to a galley cockroach.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Alluding to the fact that the cockroach likes to eat other roaches, he said why not breed a roach that wouldn't eat anything else?
THE CROW'S NESTCLARENCE DAY, JR.
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WORDS RELATED TO COCKROACH

  • ant
  • aphid
  • arachnid
  • arthropod
  • bedbug
  • bee
  • beetle
  • bumblebee
  • butterfly
  • cockroach
  • cootie
  • daddy longlegs
  • dragonfly
  • flea
  • fly
  • fruit fly
  • gnat
  • grasshopper
  • hornet
  • ladybug
  • louse
  • mite
  • mosquito
  • moth
  • pest
  • praying mantis
  • spider
  • termite
  • tick
  • vermin
  • yellowjacket
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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