Sentence Examples


  • A boot came down on the angry insect before it could reach her.
  • Riley, Insect Life, US.
  • The fertile leaves or sporophylls are generally aggregated on special shoots to form rioweN which may contain one or both kinds The microspores are set free from the sporangiurn and carried generally by wind or insect agency to the vicinity of the macrospore, which never leaves the ovule.
  • If in extracting the insect the abdomen be ruptured, serious trouble may ensue from the resulting inflammation.
  • 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.