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synonyms for praying mantis

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

The boy, like many an older and wiser than Donny, only cried instead of praying.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
He went back to his praying mat and bent again toward the west, where the Holy Kaaba enshrines the ruby sent down from heaven.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
And as she felt them she seemed to see again Hamza, with his beautiful and severe face, praying upon the yellow ground.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
She was still preoccupied, still she seemed to see Hamza running beside her towards the mountains, praying among the rocks.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Wherefore those men carefully watching him, found Daniel praying and making supplication to his God.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
These saints hear the mother praying for her children, the wife invoking aid for her sick or absent husband.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
Treating of prayer, some theological authors demand, above all, the intention of praying.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
May he not be induced to join the army of co-operation, or has experience proved that he is past praying for?
THIRD CLASS IN INDIAN RAILWAYSMAHATMA GANDHI
He concluded by praying that a kind Providence would continue to watch over and bless the Ramsgate lifeboat and her crew.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
And straightway I saw that the insect stretched forth its slender arm toward Heaven; mysterious, mute, earnest, it was praying.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRAYING MANTIS

  • 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.