other words for gnat
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Mighty fine, doctor; but suppose a fly or a gnat should settle on my face?
We admit the justice of your satire; but with deference, it strikes us that it does not require a cimeter to cut down a gnat.
Iktomi wading in the lake had been swallowed like a gnat in the water.
The machine goes on without perceiving that the blue-bottle or the gnat has fallen from its wheel.
How comes he to strain at the gnat of formality in the old-fashioned garden, yet readily swallow the camel at Stowe?
Tidy sort of stuff to make soldiers off, Gnat, but too heavy.
The Gnat thus prevailed over the Lion, and, buzzing about in a song of triumph, flew away.
As the Gnat flew away he boasted of his own prowess in thus defeating the King of Beasts without the slightest injury to himself.
Corelli didn't get it, either; his eyes had a glazed look, and he was shaking his head like a man with a gnat in his ear.
A species of gnat is at times very numerous on the wet sand just above the water-line.