Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • Sharp to indicate a stage in the life-history of an insect between two successive castings of the cuticle.
  • Fixed to the body as in the pupa of a moth, and the likeness of pupa to perfect insect is very close.
  • From two to four moults occur, after which the " pronymph " stage is reached, which in the insect is moderately active and possesses wing-rudiments reaching to the second abdominal Segment.