|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. To crawl like ants.
2. To swarm with ants.
From Latin formicare (to crawl like ants), from formica (ant). Earliest documented use: 1854.
"Again, again, again, until you reach the inevitable conclusion of sky-rises, nuclear submarines, orbiting satellites, and Homo sapiens formicating the Earth."
Laird Barron; Shiva, Open Your Eye; Fantasy & Science Fiction (Cornwall, Connecticut); Sep 2001.
See more usage examples of formicate in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within. -Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, psychiatrist and author (1926-2004)