Sentence Examples


  • The dace feeds on worms, insects, insect-larvae, and also on vegetable matter.
  • A boot came down on the angry insect before it could reach her.
  • If in extracting the insect the abdomen be ruptured, serious trouble may ensue from the resulting inflammation.
  • It is among the Invertebrata that epidemics of destruction are referred to, though we should bear in mind that it is only the difference in numerical proportion that prevents our speaking of an epidemic of elephants or of rabbits, though we use the term when speaking of blight insects; there is little consistency in the matter, as it is usual to speak of an invasion or scourge of locusts, caterpillars, &c. Insect injuries are very varied in degree and in kind.
  • Sharp to indicate a stage in the life-history of an insect between two successive castings of the cuticle.
 

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