anthill

[ UK /ˈænthɪl/ ]
[ US /ˈæntˌhɪɫ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest
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How To Use anthill In A Sentence

  • The usual mustering scene shows tawny grass and anthills and a mob of red Brahmans moving slowly along, but over the page are stockmen with baseball caps and heavy shades.
  • There are anthills, rushes, and other indications of not too rich a soil in this meadow, and in places the prickly restharrow grows among the grass, bearing its pink flower in summer. Nature Near London
  • Instead of feeling happiness and awe from staring at an anthill and watching the mysteries of life unfold,[Sentence dictionary] you decided to forget those small pleasures.
  • For non-divers, the idea of launching themselves into the middle of a shark pack is probably about as appealing as filling their socks with treacle and standing in the middle of an anthill.
  • The coordinated activities of the anthill or beehive operate on very different principles from those of a family, a large company, or a great city.
  • I feel somewhat like a measly ant pestering a magnificent tiger who has chosen to sleep on an anthill.
  • probe an anthill
  • Last, but not least, you'll have to make sure you've got an assortment of warrior ants guarding your anthill against unwanted insects and animals.
  • And she wrote a book that many people in China were taken by called "Bead on an Anthill: Lakota Childhood", it's about growing up indigenous in the modern age.
  • Justino stumbled out of the crawlway and sat down to rest on an abandoned anthill, while a flock of brown jays screeched at his intrusion. A Sweet Scent of Death
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