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What is commonly known as fly speck is the excreta of the fly, and frequently contains virulent disease germs.

The proportion of it which the English occupied at the time was proportionately no more than a fly-speck upon a window pane.

The gleaming, thousand-foot shell of the ZX-1 roared by it at equal altitude, making it a puny fly-speck in the sky.

“It makes you feel like a—a fly speck,” exclaimed Tubby, when the uproar ceased for an instant.

But”–her eyes rounded at the amazed recollection,–“that I should have lived, I–me–my size–to feel like a fly-speck on the wall!


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On this page you'll find 204 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fly speck, such as: nobody, annihilation, aught, bagatelle, blank, and cipher.

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