Common misspellings for insect:
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- isect (21%)
- inscet (17%)
- inssect (17%)
- incect (14%)
- instect (7%)
- inscect (7%)
- inpsect (7%)
- insecsts (3%)
- incects (3%)
- insepct (3%)
Examples of usage for insect:
Mavis, as she stared upward, saw the gray clouds driving so fast over the crest of the stack that they made it seem as if the whole yard was drifting away in the opposite direction; while her man, a poor little black insect painfully crawling here and there, desperately writhed as new billows surged up beneath him, labored at the rope, seemed to use feet, hands, and teeth in his frantic efforts against the overwhelming power that was opposed to him. "The Devil's Garden" , W. B. Maxwell.
Every thing has its day, whether it be a nation, a city, a castle, a man, or an insect; the difference is, one is a winter's day, the other may be extended to the length of a summer's- an end waits upon all. "An History of Birmingham (1783)" , William Hutton.
He then lying on his face fills his mouth with water, and patiently awaits the arrival of the bee: as the insect requires moisture, he knows that ere long it will come and drink. "Adventures in Australia" , W.H.G. Kingston.