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General words for insects - synonyms or related words

bug

noun

informal an insect

worm

noun

an insect that looks like a worm

pest

noun

an insect or small animal that damages plants or supplies of food

creepy-crawly

noun

informal an insect. This word shows that you dislike or are afraid of insects.

gogga

noun

South Africaninformal an insect; a creepy-crawly

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panjandrum

a person who has or claims to have a lot of influence

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