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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 African

informal

an insect or a small animal that flies

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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