Examples of serpent in a Sentence
an Aztec carving of a feathered serpent representing the god Quetzalcoatl
beware the temptations of the serpent
Recent Examples of serpent from the Web
God creates Adam; the entire Trinity breathes life into him; Eve is born; the serpent tempts; Eve eats, then Adam.
Tiny kangaroo rats must navigate the California desert at night, when coiled serpents lie in wait for a meal.
Wriggling backwards into the frog's throat, the serpent was frantically trying to slither free.
Accardi swung his guitar and body around like a striking serpent, which was damn entertaining but did keep him from adding his usual backing howls.
This was to destroy all serpents, lizards, scorpions and poisonous reptiles.
The sun was a resplendent man and the moon was his sister. Eclipses were caused by celestial serpents which attacked these luminaries, threatening mankind with darkness.
The serpent had been left by a hotel guest who had stepped away from the room but had not checked out of the hotel, according to Fox Carolina.
At the bottom of the mosaic is a creature known as the chimera, which had a lion's head, a goat's torso, a serpent's tail, and breathed fire.
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Origin and Etymology of serpent
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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