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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GROVE

Then he raced around the corner of the restaurant and made for the grove.

They were now without the grove; a gay throng was before them.

You don't suppose it would walk in the grove in the daytime, do you?

Ferry appeared behind me and beckoned me deeper into the grove.

Camp was pitched in a grove of spruces at the lower end of the lake.

It was a lonely place this grove; for it lay between the meadows and the high-road.

If you'd like to see the water dragged, you can meet me at twelve o'clock in the grove.

I see him always when I go to sleep, smiling at me, as he smiled when we went into the grove.

The birds, with their various song, gave an air of populousness and animation to the grove.

"It was nothing to me what he did with his grove," said Emily.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English graf "grove, copse" (akin to græafa "thicket"), from Proto-Germanic *graibo-, but not certainly found in other Germanic languages and with no known cognates anywhere else.

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