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entomology
used in The God of Small Things

16 uses
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Definition
the branch of zoology that studies insects
  • Pappachi had been an Imperial Entomologist at the Pusa Institute.
    Chapter 2 (28% in)
entomologist = someone who studies the branch of zoology that studies insects
  • After Independence, when the British left, his designation was changed from Imperial Entomologist to Joint Director, Entomology.
    Chapter 2 (28% in)
  • After Independence, when the British left, his designation was changed from Imperial Entomologist to Joint Director, Entomology.
    Chapter 2 (28% in)
  • His moth was named after the Acting Director of the Department of Entomology, a junior officer whom Pappachi had always disliked.
    Chapter 2 (29% in)
  • On his dressing table, next to his cologne and silver hairbrush, he kept a picture of himself as a young man, with his hair slicked down, taken in a photographer's studio in Vienna, where he had done the six-month diploma course that had qualified him to apply for the post of Imperial Entomologist.
    Chapter 2 (30% in)
  • It said: Noted entomologist Shri Benaan John Ipe, son of late Rev. E. John Ipe of Ayemenem (popularly known as Punnyan Kunju), suffered a massive heart attack and passed away at the Kottayam General Hospital last night.
    Chapter 2 (30% in)
  • Every morning at breakfast the Imperial Entomologist derided his argumentative Marxist son by reading out newspaper reports of the riots, strikes and incidents of police brutality that convulsed Kerala.
    Chapter 2 (63% in)
  • It was Mammachi, on vacation from Delhi and Imperial Entomology, who first noticed little Velutha's remarkable facility with his hands.
    Chapter 2 (76% in)
  • She, the granddaughter of an Imperial Entomologist, he the son of a grassroots Marxist Party worker.
    Chapter 5 (67% in)
  • An Imperial Entomologist's nose-within-a-nose.
    Chapter 6 (40% in)
  • Ambassador Estha felt bluegrayblue eyes on him, and an Imperial Entomologist's nose.
    Chapter 6 (52% in)
  • He kissed her bluegrayblue eyes, her Entomologist's nose, her hatted redbrown hair.
    Chapter 6 (62% in)
  • While Ammu watched, the Imperial Entomologist shred her new gumboots with her mother's pinking shears.
    Chapter 8 (78% in)
  • His white leather zip-up Bible with an Imperial Entomologist's amethyst cuff-link on the zip.
    Chapter 11 (95% in)
  • She had defiled generations of breeding (The Little Blessed One, blessed personally by the Patriarch of Antioch, an Imperial Entomologist, a Rhodes Scholar from Oxford) and brought the family to its knees.
    Chapter 13 (69% in)
  • With an Imperial Entomologists' nose, and a silver thimble clenched for luck in her fist.
    Chapter 13 (72% in)

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