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  • noununderbrush
  • nounplants under larger plant

synonyms for undergrowth

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

The advance had to be carefully made, for the country was rough, wooded, and covered with a dense undergrowth of bushes.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
In the dense undergrowth hummed and rustled a hidden life of greater mystery.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Then all this stopped and on the wet undergrowth again there was a movement like the zig-zag stripe of the tiger's skin.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
I could feel in the distance the shiver of the undergrowth of grass and saplings indicating the way the animals had passed.
KARI THE ELEPHANTDHAN GOPAL MUKERJI
At the end of ten minutes, leaving the undergrowth, David ran across a prairie which ended with the bluff of the river.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
Then he bent, groped among the thick undergrowth, and finally extracted a rifle from the bush.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Through little round holes in the undergrowth she could see away down between the trees to dashes of sunlight and green shadows.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
She gathered her skirts closely about her ankles, and tried to pick her way through the undergrowth to the right.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
In all directions it looked the same; straight towering trunks, saplings, undergrowth.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
All about her were the same straight towering trunks, the saplings, the undergrowth.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERGROWTH

  • boscage
  • bracken
  • brushwood
  • chaparral
  • coppice
  • copse
  • cover
  • dingle
  • fern
  • gorse
  • grove
  • hedge
  • scrub
  • sedge
  • shrubbery
  • spinney
  • thicket
  • undergrowth
  • underwood
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.