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It was easy to recognise the steps of a staircase, beneath the roots, creepers, and brambles that overgrew them.

Running rose-bushes, just leafing out into their fall greenery, overgrew the pillars beside her.

He waved his hand in farewell and disappeared in the tall grass that overgrew the banks of the stream.

The one which lived for the longest time became quite large and overgrew the stock of the wild hazel.

Those details overgrew, if one may so express it, the original trunk of the story itself as fungi grow over the stump of a tree.

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On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to overgrew, such as: beset, choke, deluge, inundate, invade, and overflow.

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