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noun as in shoot

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Add a large spoonful of chopped vegetables, a few pickled chiles, and, if you’d like, some crumbled or shredded cheese, a squeeze of lime and a few sprigs of cilantro.

Gather your herb sprigs by the stem ends and plunge the leaves into the boiling water for 15 seconds and then immediately submerge them in ice water for one minute.

Strain into a tall glass with fresh ice and serve with the sprig of mint.

Cucumbers, scallions and sprigs of cilantro are the finishing touches.

Bartleson even goes so far as to pack in some foliage, like a sprig of evergreen, that she’ll place in the corner of the shot to help frame the subject.

It rocks because their recipes are straight-up, no pretentions, no useless sprig of rosemary.

Even the celebrated shot of Uncle Paulie cutting garlic with a razor blade has a sprig of parsley in the foreground.

Nur looked like a kind little old man, and he wore a sprig of wild thyme in his hood.

I have written at least a dozen about this cavern, and I've described it without even forgetting a single sprig of moss.

It appeared that the fact of her having been the landlady of the Holly Sprig made no difference in his case.

Delicate, refined, perfectly poised, and Kitty beside her like a sunflower to a sprig of heliotrope!

Then Marie began to explain, telling all about the candles, the sprig of box and the face of the corpse.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sprig, such as: sprout, twig, branch, offshoot, runner, and tendril.

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