Noun(1) any of various small biting flies: midges; biting midges; black flies; sand flies(2) (British usage
(1) she'd be marking O'Brien├ö├ç├Âa gnat trying to curb an elephant(2) The skin on the side of his face burned suddenly and the brunette slapped a hand to his cheek, expecting it to come into contact with a mosquito or a gnat .(3) I was only a gnat in the affair(4) The usual hot summer features ferocious mosquitoes at sunset, gnats , biting nits, mayflies, moths and green flies, and spiders and their webs everywhere, harvesting the foregoing.(5) Most people would probably mistake them for small flies, such as gnats or midges.(6) Included among the invertebrates are moth flies, wood gnats , midges, punkies, mosquitoes, marsh beetles, and beelike or wasplike syrphid flies.(7) Now, release a huge swarm of gnats in front of the monitor and continue staring.(8) He'll do 2,000 yards of swimming every morning; he'll rappel down any cliff he needs to; he will shake off any small-arms fire as if it were a swarm of gnats .(9) The swamp itself was muddy, turbid, and infested with biting gnats and mosquitoes.(10) In fact, neither Cathy nor Frank express anything that might resemble an emotion until their bedroom door is locked and the neighbourhood of gossiping gnats is safely locked out of the hidden desperation of their unhappy marriage.(11) Some issues present all the appearances of being designed to separate the gnats from the gadflies, and this is such a one.(12) Apart from the hum of gnats and mosquitoes and the low rustle of the creek, the scene is silent.(13) Why Pagels happily swallows this camel while straining out the gnats of the creed is a mystery.(14) Surprisingly, the gnats departed and no mosquitoes replaced them.(15) The swarms of gnats and mosquitoes were annoying, but augured well for our hopes of spotting tiny bug-eating birds.(16) How many gnats and mosquitoes have you killed without a second thought?
1. mosquito ::
2. gnat ::
3. fly ::
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That woman has the attention span
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