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noun as in shrub

Strong match

Weak matches

noun as in thorn

noun as in thorn


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Example Sentences

Democrats want to be thrown in that brier patch—it might be their best chance to win the midterms.

Many of the boys in Blackrock school would have found a difficulty in stating the exact grounds of their regard for Mrs. Brier.

"Now, come here," said Mrs. Brier to a little knot of boys who could not find room by the Doctor and his microscope.

So Mrs. Brier left the room for a moment, to return again in company with the servant.

Mrs. Brier was present, and this added to the mystery, as she was rarely seen in the library.

The morning came, and the anxiety which the Doctor and Mrs. Brier had felt the night before was not removed but rather increased.

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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brier, such as: burr, cleaver, furze, gorse, hedge, and nettle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.