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up roots

verb as in transplant

verb as in dislodge

verb as in graze


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Example Sentences

He stores up roots and grasses for winter use, frequently building these in with mud into the walls of his house.

He used these tusks, it is supposed, not only for self-defense, but for grubbing up roots which he ate.

Painfully the famishing men toiled along another day, eating the leaves of the trees, and digging up roots for food.

The two mothers pound up roots of the yucca, used as soap, and prepare two bowls of foaming suds.

They must grub up roots, or gather grass seeds, or catch wild animals—if they can.

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On this page you'll find 503 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to up-roots, such as: drag, haul, pick, pluck, remove, and rip.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.