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1‘she groped her way through the thick undergrowth’
shrubbery, vegetation, greenery, ground cover, underwood, copsewood, brushwood, brush, scrub, underscrub, cover, covert, thicket, copse, coppice, wood, jungle
bushes, plants, weeds, brambles
North American underbrush, underbush, shin-tangle
British dialect frith
rare herbage, verdure
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