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Synonyms for insecticide
ɪnˈsɛk təˌsaɪdin·sec·ti·cide

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  1. insecticide, insect powdernoun

    a chemical used to kill insects

    Synonyms:
    insect powder

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  1. Erika Lee:

    Whether it be typhus and Irish immigrants and the bubonic plague and Chinese immigrants, cholera and Russian Jews, when Mexican immigrants were coming across the border after an outbreak of typhus in El Paso, they were literally sprayed with insecticide.

  2. Jed Stone:

    There is no current insecticide that doesn't show insect-resistance at the moment.

  3. John Pickett:

    We see this as heralding a process of controlling insects without necessarily using a spray-on toxicant insecticide, it's the beginning of an alternative approach.

  4. Ed Marta:

    Some people are still very suspicious, they are suspicious of drugs coming from the central government and are even concerned about the insecticide-treated mosquito nets.

  5. Jo Lines:

    We can't keep replacing insecticides every (few) years forever, in the long run we need an exit from this arms race. Either that, or we need to tone down the (insecticide) coverage.


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