Examples of excrement in a Sentence
an ordinance that requires dog walkers to remove their animal's excrement from city streets
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Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees now live in sweltering tents in Bangladesh, where the stifling air smells of excrement from a lack of latrines and of smoke from wood fires to cook what little food there is.
Ask anyone here about canine excrement and the conversation moves quickly to concepts of citizenship, nationhood, belonging, Lebanon’s sectarian political system and ultimately the civil war that reshaped the country from 1975 to 1990.
Versailles, for all its decadence, was a very dirty place, filled with animals and excrement.
The bed of excrement also contained unusual levels of bile acids and fatty compounds found in the digestive tracts of horses and ruminants.
Though dung beetles of the world have many different behaviors, their most famous maneuver involves rolling fresh excrement into a ball.
In July, a Seattle-area councilman was reportedly opposed to hosing down sidewalks that reeked of excrement over concerns that doing so might be racially insensitive.
Nor are the wolves a menace to livestock on surrounding farms – analysis of their excrement has shown that their diet is made up exclusively of wild boar, which roam the countryside around the capital in ever-increasing numbers.
The whole damn franchise stinks, starting with the owner and oozing downhill, as this sort of excrement tends to do.
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