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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

resembling a moth

Usage examples (32)
  • These paintings effortlessly captivate spectators, moth-like, within their orb.
  • Although moth-like caddis flies hatched sporadically earlier, he hadn't noticed any interest to them from the trout.
  • Her hand came up without her volition and fluttered a moment, and, as she watched, detached, it fluttered, moth-like, to the flame of his fly.
  • I find marks against all those sentences which seem to express a sardonic yet passionate nature; a moth-like impetuosity dashing itself against hard glass. for more
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