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A writhing ball of bees “cooks” or smothers a hornet to death, says Mattila.

She wanted to know whether I’d figured out how to make our little patch of Amandola a no-fly zone for hornets.

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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.

That hornet spread at an average rate of about 100 kilometers per year.

He’s a hornet specialist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

Pulling engineers from the Super Hornet program then led to a maintenance backlog on that program too, sources said.

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps also use the supersonic F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter to guide other jets to their targets.

Was The Green Hornet an example of a Hollywood film where you lost your power in the editing room?

But that's abstract enough to allow people to read into it what they will and avoid the hornet's nest of contemporary politics.

With his chunky-to-hunky transformation into the Green Hornet, the Rogenator, pretty surprisingly, is no exception.

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.

War broke out soon afterward and he became an officer on the Hornet, though still only a boy.

Do you know how a hornet behaves when a mischievous boy throws a stone at its nest?

When the Constitution went south to Brazil at that time the Hornet went with her, but they soon parted.

The Chesapeake was taken in just fifteen minutes, one minute more than the Hornet had taken to capture the Peacock.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hornet, such as: ant, aphid, bee, beetle, butterfly, and cockroach.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.