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General types of bush or shrub

bramble

noun

a bush with thin sharp points on its long branches, especially one that produces blackberries (=small soft black or purple fruits)

briar

noun

a bush with thorns (=sharp points) on its branches

brier

another spelling of briar

hedge

noun

a line of bushes or small trees growing close together around a garden or field

shrub

noun

a low thick bush, especially one that has been planted in a garden

shrubbery

noun

several shrubs growing together

shrubbery

noun

an area in a garden or park where shrubs are planted

topiary

noun

a bush or a tree cut into a particular shape for decoration

infobesity

the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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a brief handshake that is made without pausing or making eye contact, because you are upset or angry

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