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1‘she plucked some leafy twigs from the bushes’
small branch, shoot, offshoot, stem, scion
rare branchlet, ramulus
1‘she finally twigged what I was driving at’
realize, understand, grasp, comprehend, take in, fathom, apprehend, perceive, see, recognize
British informal see the light
British informal latch on to, cotton on to, catch on to, tumble to, get, get wise to, get one's head around, wrap one's mind around, figure out, get a fix on, get the message, get the picture, have an aha moment
British informal suss
North American British informal savvy
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