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synonyms for maggot

  • grub
  • worm
  • bug
  • larva
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How to use maggot in a sentence

What you probably won’t picture is trudging through a landscape littered with feces and rotting corpses — what a world devoid of maggots and dung beetles would look like.
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT ‘THE INSECT CRISIS’ALLIE WILKINSONAPRIL 26, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
The flies’ larvae — or maggots — consume organic wastes, such as feces.
A DIRTY AND GROWING PROBLEM: TOO FEW TOILETSSTEPHANIE PARKERSEPTEMBER 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Once the maggots have dined on all the poop they can, the insects are boiled.
A DIRTY AND GROWING PROBLEM: TOO FEW TOILETSSTEPHANIE PARKERSEPTEMBER 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Pundits in Myanmar call Rohingya Muslims beasts, dogs, and maggots.
BELIEVING IN MONSTERS: DAVID LIVINGSTONE SMITH ON THE SUBHUMAN - FACTS SO ROMANTICERIC SCHWITZGEBELSEPTEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
However strange this maggot may appear in my chest and brain, it is no more than true.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
She's got some maggot in her brain, and she wants to air it.
SARAH'S SCHOOL FRIENDMAY BALDWIN
And in the economy of nature man is of no more consequence than the maggot.
THEISM OR ATHEISMCHAPMAN COHEN
In relation to their surroundings man and the maggot are in the same position.
THEISM OR ATHEISMCHAPMAN COHEN
The whole section is well characterized by the uniformly maggot-like nature of the larva.
DIRECTIONS FOR COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTSC. V. RILEY
This man was also a fisherman, et cetera, and the bosom friend and admirer of Maggot.
DEEP DOWN, A TALE OF THE CORNISH MINESR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO MAGGOT

  • abhorred
  • abhorrent
  • accursed
  • atrocious
  • awful
  • despicable
  • disgusting
  • execrable
  • godawful
  • grody
  • gross
  • hateable
  • hateful
  • heinous
  • horrid
  • lousy
  • low-down
  • maggot
  • monstrous
  • obnoxious
  • odious
  • offensive
  • outrageous
  • repugnant
  • repulsive
  • revolting
  • rotten
  • shocking
  • sorry
  • vile
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