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  • as infundamental
  • as ingrass roots

synonyms for grass-roots

  • central
  • constitutional
  • crucial
  • elemental
  • elementary
  • essential
  • indispensable
  • integral
  • intrinsic
  • major
  • necessary
  • paramount
  • principal
  • radical
  • significant
  • structural
  • theoretical
  • underlying
  • vital
  • bottom
  • cardinal
  • first
  • key
  • organic
  • original
  • primary
  • prime
  • primitive
  • requisite
  • supporting
  • axiological
  • axiomatic
  • basal
  • bottom-line
  • constitutive
  • foundational
  • meat-and-potatoes
  • primordial
  • rudimentary
  • substratal
  • substrative
  • sustaining
  • underived
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antonyms for grass-roots

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  • accessory
  • auxiliary
  • extrinsic
  • inessential
  • insignificant
  • learned
  • least
  • lesser
  • minor
  • needless
  • nonessential
  • secondary
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unnecessary
  • additional
  • advanced
  • extra
  • subordinate
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    How to use grass-roots in a sentence

    Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    The grass had a delightful fragrance, like new-mown hay, and was neatly wound around the tunnel, like the inside of a bird's-nest.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    She threw out her arms as if swimming when she walked, beating the tall grass as one strikes out in the water.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    The weed growing over every water, and at the bank of the river, shall be pulled up before all grass.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Yet without a large amount of their roots these Ferns can never be satisfactorily established.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    Great care is necessary when removing the Ferns to do as little damage as possible to the roots.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    Everywhere cattle were being sold for a trifle, as there was no grass upon which they could feed.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    We squatted in the long grass and buck-brush, listening, and a few seconds later heard a horse snort distinctly.
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