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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); Understand, usually after some initial difficulty.

Usage examples (31)
  • I pulled a twig from the jar I had brought and handed it to him.
  • – Winter again; the woods are powdered with snow this morning, and every twig is cased in glittering frost-work.
  • And, what if the attendant were no longer laughing, but had snapped his twig from the grief of working in this place?
  • An article in Kuwait This Month featured the miswak, a twig from the saltbush tree that is employed as a natural toothbrush. for more
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