Twigs Adjectives

  • Beautiful
  • Dry
  • Upreaching
  • Brown
  • Broken
  • Withered
  • Angular
  • Flexible
  • Young
  • Dead
  • Frost-Nipped
  • Bird-Lime
  • Few
  • Limed
  • Oaken
  • Red-Brown
  • Small
  • Fresh
  • Supple
  • Leafy
  • Orange-Colored
  • How do you describe Twigs?

    • 1. Allonby lifted his hand, and, as if to supply the answer, with a great thrashing of frost-nipped twigs the birches roared about them. 🔊
    • 2. In favorable places the hornbeams grow into regular oval heads, their branches dividing into a multitude of wiry, supple twigs. 🔊
    • 3. The sun shone down through the bare, beautiful twigs of the leafless elms, in a still air, transparent and colorless. 🔊
    • 4. A practice indulged in by boys and young men is that of bird-catching by means of nets, snares, or bird-lime twigs. 🔊
    • 5. In winter the orange-colored twigs, large terminal buds, and persistent stems of the dead leaves are distinguishing traits. 🔊
    • 6. It also snaps young twigs off the trees and may, like the jay and magpie, destroy the eggs of game birds. 🔊
    • 7. It has the rough furrowed bark characteristic of the genus, dark or light gray, with paler branches and red-brown twigs. 🔊
    • 8. Small twigs are then wove in, mixed with the leaves of cane, moss, and grass, until it is perfectly tight and warm. 🔊
    • 9. He next gathered dry twigs and leaves, and made a fire, upon which he threw certain drugs and dried herbs which he had brought in his basket. 🔊
    • 10. Her maternal instinct, also, is very strong, and that simple structure of dead twigs and dry grass is the centre of much anxious solicitude. 🔊
    • 11. Charley began to unroll his pack, while Lew gathered up a few twigs and made a cone-shaped little pile of them close beside the great rock. 🔊
    • 12. Small twigs, the waifs and strays of last autumn, strewed the ground in a little wilderness hard by, and thither the Blackbirds repaired. 🔊
    • 13. Yet brush not only protects the seedlings from the sun but, what is more important, the leaves and broken twigs form a cover which retards evaporation of moisture from the soil. 🔊
    • 14. Tiny tongues of flame struggled upward through the branches, lengthening and widening as fresh twigs ignited, and in his ears the crackle and snap of the dry wood sounded as the rattle of musketry. 🔊
    • 15. Troops of little birds soon find out their helpless foe, and hurrying to attack him with their little beaks and claws, they perch on the limed twigs, and are taken by scores. 🔊
    • 16. The bright spots of light crept across the grass, climbed the side of the hut and the tree-trunks, lingered on the upreaching twigs, and died away in the blue sky. 🔊
    • 17. Still, as it seemed his only hope, he gathered a few dry twigs and sticks together, drew the charge from his gun and sought to kindle some mossy lichen into flame by flashing the priming in the pan of the lock. 🔊
    • 18. Hearing small footsteps, I peered in through the brown twigs, and to my delight saw a pair of stately quail walking over the ground, promenading through the brush avenues. 🔊
    • 19. Standing alone, with room for full development, the beech is a fine, symmetrical tree, with horizontal or slightly drooping branches, numerous, thickly set with slender, flexible twigs. 🔊
    • 20. The handsome round head, held well aloft, bears a shock of angular twigs and among the glossy, orange-red leaves hang fruits the size and shape of his Northern crabapples. 🔊
    • 21. Hungry as we were, we could hardly bolt raw meat, so, taking it for granted that no one was likely to ride up on us, we built a fire in the grove, being careful to feed it with dry twigs that would make little smoke. 🔊
    • 22. On examining the withered twigs, we found the bark, as it were, ripped open in many places, the wood quite dry, and in the sap, a whitish substance, which consists of the eggs of the insect. 🔊