Synonyms for evergreen

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He advanced a step toward her, disengaging himself from the evergreen.

At the entrance to the town an evergreen arch had been erected.

The evergreen itself, however, seems to know no season but spring.

Evergreen shrubs with alternate, entire, thick, smooth leaves.

At the foot of the hill, Sir, where you saw the clump of evergreen oaks.

A few days more went by and then the nest in the evergreen bush was completed.

The fire was upon us—and a forest fire in the evergreen country is terrible.

The abundance of evergreen hedges is its most striking characteristic.

The evergreen trees in the graveyard looked like pyramids of snow.

The chancel was wreathed and festooned with masses of evergreen.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s in reference to trees and shrubs, from ever + green (adj.). From 1660s as an adjective. Figurative sense from 1871.

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