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1. twig

noun. ['ˈtwɪg'] a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year.

Synonyms

  • branch
  • sprig
  • withy
  • brier
  • wand
  • branchlet

Antonyms

  • incomprehension
  • ascend
  • rise
  • pull

Etymology

  • twigge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Twig

  • mcquigg
  • isgrigg
  • sprigg
  • renege
  • zbig
  • whig
  • trygg
  • trigg
  • trig
  • swig
  • stig
  • quigg
  • prigge
  • prig
  • grigg
  • brig
  • zig
  • wigg
  • vig
  • tig
  • sigg
  • sig
  • rigg
  • rig
  • pigg
  • pig
  • nigg
  • mig
  • knigge
  • jig

Example sentences of the word twig


1. Noun, singular or mass
Apply a thin line of white glue around the top of the twig structure.

2. Adjective
In severely infested trees, the insects eat the entire leaf and there is branch and twig dieback.

3. Proper noun, singular
Prevent Cercospora needle blight, Phomopsis and Kabatina twig blights by spraying with an appropriate fungicide before infection occurs.

2. blood-twig

noun. European deciduous shrub turning red in autumn having dull white flowers.

Synonyms

  • dogwood tree
  • cornel
  • pedwood
  • red dogwood
  • common European dogwood
  • Cornus sanguinea

3. twig

verb. ['ˈtwɪg'] branch out in a twiglike manner.

Synonyms

  • ramify
  • furcate
  • fork
  • separate

Antonyms

  • better
  • exclude
  • unclasp
  • let go of

Etymology

  • twigge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. twig

verb. ['ˈtwɪg'] understand, usually after some initial difficulty.

Synonyms

  • dig
  • get wise
  • get it
  • compass
  • savvy
  • tumble
  • apprehend
  • grok
  • comprehend
  • grasp
  • latch on
  • cotton on
  • get the picture
  • catch on

Antonyms

  • converge
  • tributary
  • distributary
  • fauna

Etymology

  • twigge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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