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synonyms for fruit fly

  • ant
  • aphid
  • bee
  • beetle
  • butterfly
  • cockroach
  • dragonfly
  • flea
  • 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 fruit fly in a sentence

Aristide darted off like a dragon-fly in the sunshine, as happy as a child with a new toy.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Fruit-trees are clearly too scarce, though Cherries in abundance were offered for sale as we passed.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
In the community her father was the wealthiest man, having made his fortune in the growing of potatoes and fruit.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The natives of Guiana use a tube or pipe not unlike a cheroot, made from the rind of the fruit of a species of palm.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
“Confound it, no;” rejoined Mr. Simmery, stopping for an instant to smash a fly with the ruler.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
They must be kept away from flies—a fly can work havoc with a film in a few minutes.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The non-elastic character of water made it unsuitable for a machine requiring a fly-wheel.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
What of the infinite goodness of God in teaching the grub of the ichneumon-fly to eat up the cabbage caterpillar alive?
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Hurrying on to find it, Taijo discovered a hut beside the path, into which he saw the falcon fly.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
I think 6½ feet diameter for the fly, and 9½ inches diameter for the small wheel, will give speed enough to the drum.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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WORDS RELATED TO FRUIT FLY

  • 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.