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synonyms for underbrush

  • thicket
  • brake
  • brush
  • brushwood
  • bush
  • coppice
  • copse
  • underwood
  • boscage
  • boskage
  • understory
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How to use underbrush in a sentence

Sometimes it’s the understory or underbrush that’s turning bright colors.
LEAF-PEEPING LOOKS DIFFERENT THIS YEARERILEYOCTOBER 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
They’re too large to move silently, so rustling and scratching noises in the underbrush or up in the branches of young trees is a good sign that they may be nearby.
HOW TO NOT GET PRICKED BY A NORTH AMERICAN PORCUPINENATALIE WALLINGTONSEPTEMBER 17, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
We’d step into the underbrush and sit on our packs and some of us would roll a cigarette or drink water and we’d wait for the beast to come through.
SEBASTIAN JUNGER ON WALKING AMERICA’S RAILROADSSEBASTIAN JUNGERMAY 19, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
I watched wood turtles make their plodding way through the underbrush.
HOW TO HUNT FOR STAR-NOSED MOLES (AND THEIR HOLES)KENNETH CATANIASEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The road on which the Federals were marching was narrow and on each side lined with dense underbrush.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Benny and Violet scrambled through the underbrush to the place Jess pointed out, and investigated.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
But the children could find no path through the underbrush that would lead to its beautiful waters.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
Violet held great sprays of fine underbrush in place until each log was laid.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
The path led for some distance through a thicket of alders and underbrush, from which at length it emerged into an open field.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
So they lay close in the underbrush and peered through the trees down toward the landing.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERBRUSH

  • brush
  • bushes
  • hedge
  • scrub
  • underbrush
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