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synonyms for insects

  • animal
  • bugs
  • pests
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How to use insects in a sentence

Flowers, fruits, and insects were her favorite subjects, and were painted with rare delicacy.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
As the animal's heavy feet plod over the ground, worms and insects come to the surface.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The insects frequently hibernate in warmed houses, and may bite during the winter.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He listened to tales of the Igorrotes, who live in huts like beehives and creep into them like insects.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
On such a night all India seems to be dead as a land but tremendously alive as a storehouse of insects, animals, and reptiles.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The planter passes entire nights, provided with lights, clearing the buds just opening, of these destructive insects.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
I have had some of the cigars packed up for some months to test how far they are proof against insects.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The island is especially favoured; it contains no poisonous or hurtful insects or reptiles.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He also showed her pieces of yellow amber in which insects more brilliant than jewels had been imprisoned for thousands of years.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
Mr. Bumble was meditating, and it might be that the insects brought to mind some painful passage in his own past life.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INSECTS

  • animal
  • bugs
  • insects
  • pests
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.