Sentence Examples


  • A boot came down on the angry insect before it could reach her.
  • When these are excited by the settling of an insect on the leaf they slowly bend over and imprison the intruder, which is detained there meanwhile by a sticky excretion poured out by the glands.
  • Sharp to indicate a stage in the life-history of an insect between two successive castings of the cuticle.
  • If in extracting the insect the abdomen be ruptured, serious trouble may ensue from the resulting inflammation.
  • It is also probable that the various forms of the angiospermous flower, with its many specialized mechanisms for pollination, may be the result of insect-visits, the flowers becoming adapted to certain kinds of insects, and the insects having undergone corresponding modification.