Definition of 'praying mantis'
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Grimble stands to the side, hands together like a praying mantis. WHITE LIES (2003)With his long legs almost under his chin, he looked like a praying mantis. PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW (2003)The one without the bottle shouted: `I kill you,' which struck me as unlikely since he had as much muscle on him as a praying mantis. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2003)
He laughed---she would tear off his head with her teeth, like the female praying mantis of legend. FAITHLESS: TALES OF TRANSGRESSION (2003)
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Definition of praying mantis from the Collins English Dictionary
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