Root Adjectives | Words to describe Root

  • Bulrush
  • Taro
  • Willow
  • Necessary
  • Torn
  • Same
  • New
  • Adequate
  • Numerous
  • Firm
  • Independent
  • Fibrous
  • Sufficient
  • Fir-Tree
  • Last
  • Thread-Like
  • Such
  • Strong
  • Great
  • Toilsome
  • Thy
  • Withered
  • Poplar
  • Common
  • Arrow
  • Wandering
  • Upthrust
  • Primitive
  • Square
  • Tap
  • Precarious
  • Deep
  • Hollow
  • Desperate
  • How do you describe Root?

    • 1. Take bark of white poplar root, boil it thick, and add a little spirit, and then lay it on the stomach. 🔊
    • 2. Oh! think how long the toilsome root Must live and labour 'neath the ground. 🔊
    • 3. Thus the word mensch (man) in its primitive root signifies a being endowed with spirit by way of pre-eminence above all earthly creatures. 🔊
    • 4. He ran, although at decreased speed, for about two hours more, and then he sat down on the upthrust root of a great oak. 🔊
    • 5. It is possible to go a step farther, and by certain processes induce a new root system to grow above the existing roots, which are then removed. 🔊
    • 6. A withered root of one of the plants is still exhibited to show the result of the Divine malediction on the vine which occasioned his drunkenness. 🔊
    • 7. Their speed is even greater than that of the planets, it is equivalent to this, multiplied by the square root of 2, that is to say by 1.414. 🔊
    • 8. Herein seems a sufficient root for river-names, but there is another which is apt to intermix, Sansc. 🔊
    • 9. But when they came out at the door, Buttercup threw down on them the fir-tree root and the stone, and broke all their heads to bits. 🔊
    • 10. There are two more forms from the same root, the former of which we may refer to the Irish and Gael. 🔊
    • 11. Another nest was composed of a pile of wood pulp, leaves of oaks, and grasses; this nest was in a hollow root detached from a willow tree. 🔊
    • 12. All through the summer we had worked assiduously at a small "dug-out," and in this we waited, snugly stowed away behind a willow root. 🔊
    • 13. The former is, I think, the sense contained in the following, though both words may be from the same root. 🔊
    • 14. During the summer they grew about a foot higher (15 in. average) but developed a very thick carrot-like tap root with numerous root hairs. 🔊
    • 15. The same means have also shown us, that the opposite errors of Pelagianism and Augustinism have a common root in a false psychology. 🔊
    • 16. For a week they subsisted on gooneys, taro root, cocoanuts and cocoanut milk, and a sea-turtle which Scraggs found wandering on the beach. 🔊
    • 17. In one of his characteristic poems, filled with wise suggestion, Lowell speaks of obedience as that "great tap root" of the state and civilization. 🔊
    • 18. An objection sometimes made against the third operation of inducing a new root system is that the original tap-root is removed and that the subsequent system consists only of laterals. 🔊
    • 19. It is suggested that undercutting and root pruning the seedlings several times while in the nursery row should produce a more adequate root system which would transplant well after grafting. 🔊
    • 20. I suppose I must have seized a bulrush root instead, as he says," and he let the Jackal go. 🔊
    • 21. As already intimated, the usual method of eradication of areas of lallang is by thorough digging, and the exposure of the strong root system to the sun. 🔊
    • 22. He set rapidly to work, and in a few silent moments he had unlaced the thread-like root that held the sheet of bark in place, and lowered it to the ground. 🔊
    • 23. As also the silent and ceaseless flow of water is the most natural and the most common emblem of the efflux of time; so in the same root is to be found the origin of many of the words which mean time and eternity. 🔊
    • 24. But at thy root, some say, there lies, A world of weeping trodden things, Poor worms that have not eyes or wings. 🔊
    • 25. Menard looked at her as she crouched by his side; her hair fallen about her face and shoulders; her hands, grimy with the clay of the bank, clinging to a wandering root. 🔊
    • 26. Conclusions Good varieties of hickories bear good nuts and more people should plant good trees which should be produced by nurseries with well-branched fibrous root systems so that they will transplant easily. 🔊
    • 27. More than ever he was lonely, more than ever an exile, for now there was none but the dead left to him in the land of his birth; the last root had gone, the last frond been cut away. 🔊
    • 28. We must account him one of the chief of those prophetic spirits who, by attempting to give phenomena a necessary root in ideas, have breathed into Science a living soul. 🔊
    • 29. Meantime Buttercup set to work and cut a hole in the sack with his knife; then he crept out and put a great root of a fir-tree into the sack, and ran home to his mother. 🔊
    • 30. As a title of nobility it corresponds with the English 'Duke,' which, derived from the Latin, dux, possesses the same root meaning. 🔊
    • 31. Flour, oats, groats, barley, and their kind, are as we have already said, preferable in all their preparations to all the preparations of arrow root, sago, tapioca, and their kind. 🔊
    • 32. It was derived from one and the same root: namely, that the person of the monarch of France was everything; and the monarchy, and the intermediate orders of the state, by which the monarchy was upheld, were nothing. 🔊
    • 33. The frosted scale of the granite, the desperate root of the cedar, the poised nest of the eagle, the clutch of the crannied vine, the split and start of the mountainside, are all as one before the June thaw. 🔊
    • 34. But this sullen reception, this silent expression of dislike, told him that Violet Tempest's aversion was a plant of deep root. 🔊
    • 35. Cannibalism is a joint sprout from the same root; "the devourers of the poor" are the scorners of the humble and lowly, and they are all grains of the same corn, of the devil's planting, all the world over. 🔊