Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic infraclass within the subclass Pterygota — various winged insects.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • You killed two Neoptera with a bat when you were just seventeen years old.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • “What about the Neoptera?” he demanded, his voice ragged.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Killed was too mild a word for what the Neoptera had done to them.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • “Those were the Neoptera, some of the most nightmarish of them all.”

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • The most evil beings in the Lore were gathered around it, dozens of breedsthe Neoptera, winged insectlike humanoids, the Alchemists, eternally old men with long, straggly green beards, the Cerunnos, ram-headed snakes.

    Kiss of a Demon King

  • Mostly I’ve been treated to Declan’s torture at the hands of my former allies, the Neoptera.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Last night, he’d finally told her of the days and nights he’d been a captive of the Neoptera.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • The memory that had tickled her consciousness the night before finally surfaced, and she recalled the picture he’d shown her of the couple who’d been eaten alive by Neoptera.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • The Neoptera had taken his flesh and made him drink the blood of the ones he’d killed.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Watching for any reaction, Carrow slowly said, No, I’ll grant you that the Neoptera are depraved.

    Demon From The Dark

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