Thesaurus / sprig
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She had folded her fan; she stretched out her arm mechanically and plucked a sprig of azalea.

Lady BarbarinaHenry James

The two city-bred artists knew a wall-flower from a cabbage and a rose from a sprig of asparagus, and that was all.

This he presented to me with a grace that dignified the sprig into a bouquet.

The Fortunate IslesMary Stuart Boyd

Well I should say some where near ten thousand; that sprig in her hair cost a clean five.

The Sword of DamoclesAnna Katharine Green

His smart blue bonnet, with sprig of holly and eagle's feather, was already recognised as the Scottish headgear.

The World's Greatest Books, Vol VIIIArthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.

So thinking to start with a known specimen, she picked a sprig of sea-lavender, and stepped into a remarkably deep bog-hole.

Dodo WondersE. F. Benson

Chop very finely two shalots, a sprig of parsley, and eight flap mushrooms, and fry in butter.

Well, its a big shame you didnt bring a sprig of it East with you, you lazy lummox!

The Turner TwinsRalph Henry Barbour

Lay them on a hot dish, and, at the thicker end of each carrot stick in a sprig of parsley to look like the stalk.

Scarcely a sprig of green showed in the wide landscape, except where the pines stood in a long blur against the gray sky.

Wild Life Near HomeDallas Lore Sharp

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