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
Although his trademark was bringing an imposing serpent with him to his matches, Roberts looks back at the concept with a bit of irony.
And then, like with a chain email, Eve shares the serpent's news with Adam, who turns out to be just as gullible.
In Brunswick, Pet Palooza features serpents, reptiles, birds and pets.
Swap out the serpents for platinum waves and suddenly the Palazzo Versace is covered in little Donatellas.
One example of this is at Chichén Itzá, where the Maya crafted a sculpture that transforms itself into a blazing serpent at equinox, representing their deity Kukulcan.
As the smears connect her various poses, her body at times looks like a serpent or a dragon: a magical, in between creature.
Eve tries to correct the serpent, and in doing so, falls for his trap.
According to the History Channel, the head of the serpent aligns with the summer solstice sunset and the tail points to the winter solstice sunrise.
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Origin and Etymology of serpent
adder, anaconda, asp, blacksnake, boa, bull snake, bushmaster, cobra, constrictor, copperhead, coral snake, cottonmouth moccasin, diamondback rattlesnake, fer-de-lance, garter snake, gopher snake, green snake, hognose snake, indigo snake, king cobra, king snake, krait, mamba, milk snake, moccasin, pit viper, puff adder, python, racer, rat snake, rattlesnake, sea serpent, sidewinder, water moccasin, water snake;
SERPENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of serpent for English Language Learners
: a usually large snake
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