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synonyms for hornet

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

A writhing ball of bees “cooks” or smothers a hornet to death, says Mattila.
HONEYBEES FEND OFF DEADLY HORNETS BY DECORATING HIVES WITH POOPASHER JONESJANUARY 19, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
She wanted to know whether I’d figured out how to make our little patch of Amandola a no-fly zone for hornets.
THE GLOBAL RALLY STALLS OUT, BUT GOLDMAN SACHS IS DOUBLING DOWN ON VALUE STOCKSBERNHARD WARNERDECEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
Inside a walk-in cooler, where the cold temperatures stunted the insects’ mobility, the scientists cracked the tree open with a sledgehammer and collected hornets at various stages of life.
A NEST FILLED WITH HUNDREDS OF ‘MURDER HORNETS’ WAS DESTROYED ‘JUST IN THE NICK OF TIME,’ OFFICIALS SAYTEO ARMUSNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That hornet spread at an average rate of about 100 kilometers per year.
A NEW MAP SHOWS WHERE ASIAN GIANT HORNETS COULD THRIVE IN THE U.S.CURTIS SEGARRAOCTOBER 1, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
He’s a hornet specialist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ‘MURDER HORNETS’SUSAN MILIUSJULY 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
But after it all, he asked me to marry him, and was as mad as a hornet, and said dreadful things to me when I refused him.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
War broke out soon afterward and he became an officer on the Hornet, though still only a boy.
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Do you know how a hornet behaves when a mischievous boy throws a stone at its nest?
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When the Constitution went south to Brazil at that time the Hornet went with her, but they soon parted.
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The Chesapeake was taken in just fifteen minutes, one minute more than the Hornet had taken to capture the Peacock.
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WORDS RELATED TO HORNET

  • 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.