Eriocranioidea

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Eriocranioidea

[‚er·ē·ō‚krā·nē′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of lepidopteran insects in the suborder Homoneura comprising tiny moths with reduced, untoothed mandibles.
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True, generous feeling is made small account of by some, but here were two natures rendered, the one intolerably acrid, the other despicably savourless for the want of it.
Indeed, it is by no means certain that the occupation would ever have been successful had not one of the three brothers, Paul, despicably, but very decisively declined to abide these things any longer, and, by surrendering all the secrets of the insurrection, ensured its overthrow and his own ultimate promotion to the post of chamberlain to Prince Otto.
In her place the despicably small pride which makes so many women deceitful would have been my pride, and would have made me deceitful too.
The ribaldry of this miserable man is despicably disgusting,' said Pott, pretending to address Bob Sawyer, and scowling upon Slurk.