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
Without giving too much away, his spiritual trek includes the goddess of compassion, serpents and spines, Mayan prophecy, a new name given by the cosmic mother and an impending golden age.
Along with recipes for distilling wine and making black hair dye, the manuscript contains instructions for conjuring up a basilisk — the mythical serpent that played a memorable role in one of J.K. Rowling’s best-selling books.
Once at the ship, the excavation team will look for proof that the ship is the Lake Serpent, such as identifying the sea-serpent figurehead below the bowsprit of the vessel and limestone in the cargo hold.
To the right at the southern end is the small Feathered Serpent Pyramid, originally sporting undulating serpent-sculptures from top to bottom.
Moses was commanded to make a bronze serpent and put it on a pole so those bitten by real snakes could look on it and be saved.
While driving in Osage County on Sunday, Barry Lester saw a rattlesnake in the middle of the road and decided to stop to move the serpent out of the way, the Tulsa World reported.
The ship had an unusual carving of a serpent’s head in the bow.
Among the show's most beautiful items are mural fragments on fields of oxblood red showing vibrant flowering trees and serpents from whose mouths multicolored water flows.
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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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