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This is called a twiggy fire, and it simulates the top burner in an oven.

Prescribed burns burn at a lower intensity, eating up debris and twiggy materials but leaving bigger trees intact.

Harper hosts the 17th episode of The Muppet Show, following Twiggy.

Befittingly, Entertainment Weekly has styled Dunham as 60s supermodel Twiggy for their 2012 Entertainers of the Year photo shoot.

There are many woody little, much branched, twiggy shrublets, which bristle all over with thorns and spines.

The leaves are neat, thickly-arranged, and hoary, while the whole plant is twiggy and of strict though by no means formal growth.

It is an old inhabitant of our gardens, and forms a somewhat erect, twiggy bush, of fully 10 feet in height.

Tree moderately vigorous, round-headed, twiggy; shoots reddish; foliage rather dark.

The great branches stand off nearly at right angles to the trunk, and are bushy and twiggy at the ends.


On this page you'll find 77 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to twiggy, such as: all skin and bones, angular, attenuate, attenuated, beanpole, and beanstalk.

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