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synonyms for twig

  • limb
  • sprig
  • branch
  • offshoot
  • scion
  • shoot
  • spray
  • switch
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How to use twig in a sentence

It was his unifying work that pruned all these twigs of knowledge into a single coherent and lovely tree — one that’s borne fruit for generations of scientists, mathematicians and engineers.
HOW CLAUDE SHANNON INVENTED THE FUTUREDAVID TSEDECEMBER 22, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The Solo Stove Lite Stove is a stainless steel contraption that pulls in air through the holes in its base to help the sticks and twigs inside combust.
GO CAMPING IN STYLE AND COMFORT WITH THESE GIFTSROB VERGERDECEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Two of my neighbors use those blowers that blow leaves and debris out into the street, but unfortunately they don't bag the leaves and twigs.
HINTS FROM HELOISE: NOT SO NEIGHBORLY NEIGHBORSHELOISE HELOISENOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
These insects, however, belong on a nearby — but different — twig of the insect evolutionary tree.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ‘MURDER HORNETS’SUSAN MILIUSJULY 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
These ethanol-susceptible twigs sprout quite different animals.
WHY ELEPHANTS AND ARMADILLOS MIGHT EASILY GET DRUNKSUSAN MILIUSJUNE 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
To drop on one knee and level his piece was the work of an instant, but unfortunately he snapped a dry twig in doing so.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
He clutches at a sharp point of rock here, or a twig there; but if it is not as safe as he believed, woe unto him!
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
There was a quiet, cynical smile on his face as he sat there beating a tattoo on his leggings with a hickory twig.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Burn the male olive-branch and the pine twig and juniper, and let the blazing laurel crackle amid the hearth.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
Not a twig broke as they crept up the side of the deep ravine and looked out at the herd.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
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WORDS RELATED TO TWIG

  • accept
  • appreciate
  • apprehend
  • assume
  • believe
  • catch
  • compass
  • comprehend
  • deem
  • dig
  • envisage
  • expect
  • fancy
  • feel
  • follow
  • gather
  • get
  • grasp
  • imagine
  • judge
  • perceive
  • realize
  • reckon
  • suppose
  • suspect
  • take
  • twig
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