OTHER WORDS FROM centipedecen·tip·e·dal [sen-tip-i-dl, sen-tuh-peed-l], /sɛnˈtɪp ɪ dl, ˌsɛn təˈpid l/, adjective
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Some have sail-like wings and seem to dance across the sands, others scuttle along like enormous centipedes.Fantastic Beasts Brought to Life by the Wind - Issue 108: Change|Anne-Marie Hoeve|November 24, 2021|Nautilus
Giant, armor-scaled centipedes wreaked havoc on the olive groves of the De La Croix family, and they’re still known to hang about.Five sensational vacation destinations from the virtual worlds of video games|Shelly Tan, Elise Favis, Gene Park, Armand Emamdjomeh|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
Geckos lay their eggs as centipedes and scorpions scuttle by.Monitor lizards’ huge burrow systems can shelter hundreds of small animals|Jake Buehler|January 19, 2021|Science News
Along the way, they are displacing other earthworms, centipedes, salamanders and ground-nesting birds.
They are all grinding against one another, forming some sort of Human Centipede-like structure.Hunter Moore, Creator of ‘Revenge Porn’ Website Is Anyone Up?, Is the Internet’s Public Enemy No. 1|Marlow Stern|March 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You must have seen the hilarious South Park parody of The Human Centipede.
It must have been much easier casting the men and women who were in the human centipede in the sequel.
Some who would face a mad bull coolly enough spring with disgust from a cockroach or a centipede.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
There is the electric slug which used to be met with in gardens and roads about Hoinsey Rise; there is also an electric centipede.Steam Steel and Electricity|James W. Steele
I never see anything of racing people nowadays, or meet anyone except you who knows a horse from a centipede.Mrs. Vanderstein's jewels|Mrs. Charles Bryce
A huge round shot struck the "Centipede," passing through her diagonally, leaving death and wounds in its track.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
With a single motion of the knob he sent their centipede-machine crashing out into the clear circle at the mighty cone's center.Astounding Stories, April, 1931|Various