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synonyms for microbes

  • bacillus
  • bacterium
  • bug
  • germ
  • microorganism
  • pathogen
  • virus
  • crud
  • plague
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How to use microbes in a sentence

As concerns the man who has gone unpunished eleven million years, is it your belief that in life he did his duty by his microbes?
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Why does he affront me with the fancy that I interest Myself in trivialities—like men and microbes?
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
He's just a basketful of festering, pestilent corruption, provided for the support and entertainment of microbes.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Slowly, interminably, the time dragged by while the microbes that had been introduced into his body were at their work.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, NOVEMBER, 1930VARIOUS
They were engaged in developing vast quantities of microbes to be spread over Earth.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, NOVEMBER, 1930VARIOUS
If gophers could kill dogs it would rather have gophers; when microbes kill us it will rather have microbes than people.
THE WRONG TWINHARRY LEON WILSON
Some mean old maid, without a doubt,Who'd never tasted bliss,Was first to start that lie aboutThe microbes in a kiss.
THE FOOLISH ALMANAKANONYMOUS
He does not speak of many sorts of fungi, of slime molds, microbes; he knew nothing about these.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
Bacteriology owes its scientific content to the method of isolation and culture of microbes.
THE MONTESSORI METHODMARIA MONTESSORI
Most people know and dread the fact that microbes produce disease.
PSYCHOTHERAPYJAMES J. WALSH
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WORDS RELATED TO MICROBES

  • bacilli
  • germs
  • microbes
  • organisms
  • pathogens
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