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noun as in brush

noun as in copse

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noun as in thicket

noun as in underbrush

noun as in undergrowth

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noun as in undergrowth

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Analyses of charring patterns on her bones and burned sediment surrounding her remains suggest the woman’s body was placed inside the hut just before the brushwood structure was intentionally burned.

Far across the island, faintly sounding through the trees and brushwood, came a similar, answering cry.

Logs and dry brushwood are disposed all round, and the whole is set fire to, and the doors closed.

My driver bestowed upon this tangled brushwood the high-sounding name of jungle.

When communication trenches have been dug and brushwood and rocks flattened out, it will be easier.

Again looking out of the window, I saw them coming back, each man loaded with a mass of brushwood.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brushwood, such as: scrub, thicket, bracken, chaparral, coppice, and copse.

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