Thesaurus / grass-roots

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Then they discovered that all the grass-roots were eaten up or gnawed through.

The storm had drawn forth the acrid earth-smells that sleep in the grass-roots on the plains.

The Sunset TrailAlfred Henry Lewis

The smell that came up through the grass-roots was strong, and not particularly savoury.

The Haunters of the SilencesCharles G. D. Roberts

The gold seemed to be right at the grass-roots, as Flapjack had said.

He even had the triumph of capturing a small water-rat, which had darted out of the grass-roots just as he came by.

Neighbors UnknownCharles G. D. Roberts

The head was thrust cautiously forth from the mouth of a narrow tunnel under the grass-roots.

Neighbors UnknownCharles G. D. Roberts

The people come in here, like they do at Cherry Creek, and think the gold shows at grass-roots.

The Pike's Peak RushEdwin L. Sabin

As the sun rose higher and higher, little waves of heat penetrated deep below the grass-roots.

Wild FolkSamuel Scoville

With mandibles for shears, you patiently cut my strings as you would have gnawed the threads of the grass-roots.

A stockade had been built around the workings on account of the extreme richness of the ore that had been opened at grass-roots.

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

WORDS RELATED TO GRASS-ROOTS

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