Sentence Examples


  • Ant-mimicking spiders have been seen now and again to devour their models.
  • If they had, they would devour all who passed near them.
  • Most earthworms live in the soil, which they devour as they burrow through it.
  • Various species among those that are predaceous attack smaller insects, hunt in packs crustaceans larger than themselves, insert their narrow heads into snail-shells to pick out and devour the occupants, or pursue slugs and earthworms underground.
  • The yellow maggots devour the seeds and thus ruin the crop. When deformed fruits are noticed they should be picked off and burned immediately.