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noun as in dense growth of small trees or bushes

noun as in plant

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Head back into those lodgepole thickets and you’ll come to a clearing where a giant looms.

They drive about a mile and park the bus in a bamboo thicket.

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You can harness the wind and waves along the Gulf of Mexico, paddle through canyons, thickets, and pristine backcountry, or leap from granite cliffs into a crisp Hill Country lake.

Both parties hoped the mutual engagement of civil rights organizations, police groups, and key lawmakers could steer the talks though the political thicket that emerged after Floyd’s death.

To get to the Burger King location where I sampled the chain’s new, upgraded chicken sandwich, I traversed a veritable thicket of chicken-y goodness.

The abandoned barracks of the Liberian Army lay just beyond in the tropical thicket.

Just so with Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, whose identity seems increasingly lost in a cyber thicket that no one can penetrate.

After a while, as we were arguing about the Thicket, it occurred to us that all in the house save Arch and me had gone to bed.

Sports Illustrated sent Shrake down at his insistence to do a piece on the beautiful and haunting Big Thicket area of East Texas.

Biologists view the Big Thicket with profound wonder, and ecologists regard its passing with despair.

We got off our horses and stooped over the man, forgetting for the moment that danger might lurk in the surrounding thicket.

No trail was so obtuse, no thicket so dense that members of that regiment would not track them to their lair.

A girl was moved to pity by a picture of a lamb caught in a thicket, and tried to lift the branch that lay across the animal.

The eyes of the huge brute opened instantly, and he had half risen before the loud report of the gun rang through the thicket.

And out of this thicket, alas, no two people ever emerge hand in hand in concord.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thicket, such as: underbrush, brake, brush, bush, chaparral, and coppice.

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