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synonyms for dragonfly

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

Heavy wing pigmentation can help dragonflies stay warm in chillier regions, but could be dangerous in hotter weather.
CLIMATE CHANGE MAY ROB MALE DRAGONFLY WINGS OF THEIR DARK SPOTSJAKE BUEHLERJULY 14, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Many dragonflies zip through the air with their translucent wings painted in an array of dark spots and bands.
CLIMATE CHANGE MAY ROB MALE DRAGONFLY WINGS OF THEIR DARK SPOTSJAKE BUEHLERJULY 14, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Using a high-speed camera, she and her colleagues watched how the bats approached dragonflies stuck to leaves.
HERE’S WHAT BATS ‘SEE’ WHEN THEY EXPLORE THE WORLD WITH SOUNDCAROLYN WILKEOCTOBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Such thinking suggested bats wouldn’t be able to catch dragonflies.
HERE’S WHAT BATS ‘SEE’ WHEN THEY EXPLORE THE WORLD WITH SOUNDCAROLYN WILKEOCTOBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
At night, when bats are out, dragonflies are “basically sitting in the vegetation hoping not to get eaten,” Geipel says.
HERE’S WHAT BATS ‘SEE’ WHEN THEY EXPLORE THE WORLD WITH SOUNDCAROLYN WILKEOCTOBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The largest known insects that ever lived were ancient relatives of dragonflies.
MINECRAFT’S BIG BEES DON’T EXIST, BUT GIANT INSECTS ONCE DIDCAROLYN WILKEMAY 14, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
A Gnat and a Dragonfly, with a great many of their relations, arrived about the same time with the Beetle.
THE BUTTERFLY'S BALLR.M. BALLANTYNE
"Yes sir," Dragonfly yelled to him from the rail fence where he was already half-way through.
SHENANIGANS AT SUGAR CREEKPAUL HUTCHENS
Poetry and I stopped our game and yelled up to Dragonfly to come on down and "play the winner," which meant either Poetry or me.
SHENANIGANS AT SUGAR CREEKPAUL HUTCHENS
Dragonfly was still coming along not more than fifty feet behind us, with little Jim staying back with him.
SHENANIGANS AT SUGAR CREEKPAUL HUTCHENS
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WORDS RELATED TO DRAGONFLY

  • 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.