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species
used in The Host

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Definition
a group of animals or plants that are similar — typically identified as a group because they can procreate together (reproduce new members of the group)
  • In my species, I am the one that bears young.
    Chapter 34 (9% in)
species = similar group of animals whose members can interbreed
  • I heard she's never lived two terms as the same host species.
    Prologue (46% in)
  • These human emotions would be stronger, more vital than the feelings of any other species I had been.
    Chapter 1 (14% in)
  • Could they be true, the whispered rumors that had undulated like waves through the thoughts of the... of the... I was distracted, trying to find the name for my last host species.
    Chapter 2 (53% in)
  • I could describe that species in my new human language.
    Chapter 2 (55% in)
  • With my last species' language of thought, it would have been impossible to lie, even had we wanted to.
    Chapter 2 (62% in)
  • Who would have the stomach to face the violence of this particular species, the hostile humans who killed so easily, so thoughtlessly?
    Chapter 2 (73% in)
  • Those who lived in peaceful nations had looked the other way as members of their own species starved on their doorstep.
    Chapter 5 (87% in)
  • You murder an entire species and then pat yourselves on the back.
    Chapter 5 (90% in)
  • When Fire World was discovered, it was at first thought that the dominant species, the Fire-Tasters, were the only intelligent life-forms present.
    Chapter 7 (9% in)
  • Brutality was part of their species.
    Chapter 7 (44% in)
  • I'd never thought about how you all carry on your species.
    Chapter 7 (95% in)
  • A highly developed species, and certainly mobile, but after my long stay with the See Weeds, the thought of another water planet was repugnant to me.
    Chapter 8 (14% in)
  • My point is, he's not your species.
    Chapter 15 (68% in)
  • We're fugitives, an endangered species.
    Chapter 16 (37% in)
  • I listened to his apologetic words in wonder; this was so much more kindness than I'd hoped for, more compassion than I'd thought this species was capable of giving their enemies.
    Chapter 17 (31% in)
  • I told him about the Spiders–a fascinating species.
    Chapter 21 (69% in)
  • I'd lived out one of the short life terms of the species and then left with no desire to return.
    Chapter 21 (73% in)
  • They just move to new hosts in the same species on the same planet when their body gets close to death.
    Chapter 22 (66% in)
  • I couldn't anticipate their darker agendas when such things were unthinkable to my species.
    Chapter 23 (28% in)
  • ... Of all the different planets you're familiar with, which species is physically the closest to humankind?
    Chapter 25 (58% in)
  • How do your Healers get their knowledge about the physiology of a new species?
    Chapter 25 (70% in)
  • I mean, as a species, do you know how you evolved?
    Chapter 25 (73% in)
  • We were discovered by another species–the Vultures, we call them here, though more for their personalities than for their looks.
    Chapter 25 (79% in)
  • You've given up on your species entirely, you're ready to die for my brother, you're in love with the man I love who is going to kill us, and yet you won't let go of customs that are entirely impractical here.
    Chapter 27 (42% in)
  • We don't have such a complicated... elaborate setup as your species.
    Chapter 34 (13% in)
  • You know, humans have the shortest life span of any species I've ever been, except the Spiders.
    Chapter 38 (47% in)
  • You can keep cutting us out in pieces, but you'll just murder more and more sentient creatures of both species.
    Chapter 41 (28% in)
  • This wouldn't have worked with another species.
    Chapter 42 (7% in)
  • Other species had their priorities in better order.
    Chapter 42 (8% in)
  • The only hope for survival I've ever seen for a host species.
    Chapter 47 (66% in)
  • Did other species have such a simple healer?
    Chapter 50 (55% in)
  • Sunny, however, seemed to embody the essence of my gentle, timid species; we were powerful only in great numbers.
    Chapter 55 (30% in)
  • You're not of my species.
    Chapter 56 (79% in)
  • Every bit as weird as switching species.
    Chapter 59 (88% in)
  • This was my first rebirth into a body of the same species.
    Epilogue (1% in)

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