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synonyms for tussock

  • bunch
  • cluster
  • collection
  • cowlick
  • feathers
  • group
  • knot
  • plumage
  • ruff
  • shock
  • topknot
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antonyms for tussock

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  • individual
  • one
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How to use tussock in a sentence

Among these pests, the most important to the dweller in a large city is the tussock moth, which destroys our shade trees.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
He refers to the penguins, kelp-weed and tussock grass; certainly three characteristic features.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
As the summer wind stirs one tussock after another, so she stepped onward between the slimy ponds and deadly quagmires.
EDMUND DULACS FAIRY-BOOKEDMUND DULAC
The day of our approach was marked by fine calm weather and the dark-green tussock-clad hillsides were rather attractive.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Amongst the tussock a hole is first made in the soft earth and then neatly lined with blades of grass.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Hundreds of sea elephants, mostly of the season's young, lay about in the tussock or amongst the rocks.
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It is of a more vivid green than the tussock and is edible, though somewhat stringy and insipid.
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As the shore approached we came to thick tussock and Maori cabbage, and the travelling became much rougher.
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With the exception of the wind-vane, which was blown a few yards into the tussock, nothing was damaged.
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The former, which is the larger, is covered with a growth of tussock, while the latter is mainly bare rock.
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WORDS RELATED TO TUSSOCK

  • bunch
  • cluster
  • collection
  • cowlick
  • feathers
  • group
  • knot
  • plumage
  • ruff
  • shock
  • topknot
  • tussock
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