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synonyms for roots

  • background
  • birthplace
  • blood
  • breed
  • descent
  • genealogy
  • heritage
  • kindred
  • line
  • lineage
  • origin
  • parentage
  • pedigree
  • race
  • family history
  • family tree
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How to use roots in a sentence

Of course, considerations of weight have to be taken into account, but the more mould round the roots the better.
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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.
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Great care is necessary when removing the Ferns to do as little damage as possible to the roots.
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First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.
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If you can overturn a rock whose roots are embedded in the depths of ocean, you may hope to turn him from his purpose.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Its roots are good to cure Alila when he is seized by an attack of fever during the wet season.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
Among the roots thus exposed were placed fifty-three idols in all kinds of positions.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
"In the night I heard the howling of a dog," she said, and then flushed up to the roots of her hair when we burst out laughing.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In roots and tubers the variations are less, and all, except the potato and the turnip, contain about seven per cent of ash.
ELEMENTS OF AGRICULTURAL CHEMISTRYTHOMAS ANDERSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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