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noun as in vegetation

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Shrubs and small trees dot a parched landscape along the road from Turbat to the border.

He loved planting unusual trees, shrubs, and flowers throughout the grounds, and carefully directed where each specimen would go.

Later on in our relationship, we would spend hours together planting bulbs, flowers, and shrubs while talking about India and God.

It was a typical suburban dwelling with a verdant lawn and lots of flowering shrubs.

Hines-Cobb said that even his own mother hid in the shrubs from Thomas a couple of times.

Boswell gives the following poem on snuff, in his "Shrubs of Parnassus:"

There were great overgrown shrubs on either side of the gate just outside the factory grounds.

The thick torso of a man who squatted like a toad could be seen partly emerging from the shrubs.

The surface is covered by a shallow, reddish-coloured soil, producing a variety of shrubs and plants.

Here and there however a few shrubs partially concealed the sand, and gave a variety to the scene which was dismally triste.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shrubs, such as: flora, greenery, crops, flowers, grasses, and herbage.

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