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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And snow contaminated by human excrement can spread dangerous bacteria such as E. coli, causing climbers intestinal distress and diarrhea leading to dehydration, a life-threatening condition at high altitude.
The roosting birds, drawn to the downtown core by warmth and an abundance of food sources, started to become a problem about four years ago when everything beneath their preferred trees quickly took on a sheen of avian excrement.
Soon a buildup of marine mammal and avian excrement started to waft through the neighborhood.
One man, apparently caught up in the moment, leaned down and, with the urging of the crowd, ate a piece of horse excrement off the ground.
Besides holes, these pests can also leave behind shed pupae skins, webbing, and frass, insect excrement that looks like large grains of sand, according to pest management brand Woodstream.
What’s more, parasitic worm loads in livestock were increasing as a result of all that excrement lying around.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of excrement
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Definition of excrement for English Language Learners
: solid waste passed out of the body
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