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
Gaga also sported a snake ring, which some fans took to be nod to Taylor Swift, who has reclaimed the serpent following her beef with Kim Kardashian.
Demonstrating his considerable strength at an early age, the baby demigod strangled two serpents that Hera had placed in his cradle.
In fact, the pop star now appears to be doubling down on the whole snake thing for the new year, featuring not one, not two, but at least four serpent-y references in her new video.
And Hopkins — with his flat, fluid, serpent-like delivery — casts a spell on us more poisonous than any reptile in the kingdom.
In true Lively fashion, the style star added some funky jewelry including statement cocktail rings and a serpent wrap diamond earring.
Famous for its exquisite 12th- and 13th-century mosaics, each panel tells a story: Adam and Eve being tempted by the serpent, angels climbing Jacob’s ladder, and Noah building his arc.
Over the past two decades,Ulysse Nardin has rekindled interest in the tradition with scenes depicting Kama Sutra positions and a 2008 timepiece that showed avatars of Adam, Eve and a serpent coming to life on the hour.
While others couldn’t help but notice her ongoing interest in serpents.
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Origin and Etymology of serpent
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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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