Origin of ant
Related formsant·like, adjective
Can be confusedant aunt
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Examples from the Web for ant
Strangely, he did this by diluting the sting of the ant scene.Whit Stillman on the 20th Anniversary of ‘Barcelona’, His New Amazon Series, and the Myth of the Ugly Expat|Michael Weiss|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You might think of ant larvae as just a stage in the development of an ant.
If the future reneges, people may decide that they might as well be a grasshopper, since the ant gets just as screwed.
It was like force-feeding sugar to an ant: you just can't overdo it.Paul Begala on Why Bill Clinton’s Still Got the Magic|Paul Begala|October 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The Ant and the Peacock is about two disagreements between Darwin and Wallace: altruism and sexual selection.What Richard Dawkins Reads: Jerry Coyne, Helena Cronin and More|Josh Dzieza|September 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I t'ink he will at least sent wort to T'ousantacres, to let him know what is comin', ant make as many telays as possiple.The Chainbearer|J. Fenimore Cooper
Some of these tribes also lived in caves, as that of Ant Elias, but the animals they consumed are those now living in the Lebanon.The Meeting-Place of Geology and History|Sir John William Dawson
The Cricket blowed herself up, and the Ant got tired on it, and laid down to rest herself at the bottom t'other day.
From the most remote period, however, it has been the custom to represent the ant as the symbol of industry.A World of Wonders|Various
Every ant seized one or the other and sought escape by the nearest way, while the soldiers still defied the world.Edge of the Jungle|William Beebe