Antonyms for over-grown

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The terrace was in a ruinous state, over-grown with grass and brambles and acacias.

His was simply a case of an over-grown and exuberant imagination.

Here the King (Harold) was buried; his tomb is over-grown with ivy.

Big, over-grown boys are sure to be awkward, and “Lub” was no exception.

It was the first one I had seen, and seemed an over-grown spider.

I tried to locate the stable, but there was no evidence of any outhouse except some charred and over-grown timbers.

I could not help comparing them to an over-grown maggot, and their motion is similar to that insect.

"Quit foolin'," said Elerson, as the two big, over-grown boys seized each other and began a rough-and-tumble frolic.

He had given up the front room to his guest, and his own window looked out on an over-grown garden.

She walked on far among the trees, with her baby in her arms, till she came to an old quarry hole all over-grown with grass.