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Vine vs. Twig

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Vinenoun

The climbing plant that produces grapes.

Twignoun

A small thin branch of a tree or bush.

‘They used twigs and leaves as a base to start the fire.’;

Vinenoun

Any plant of the genus Vitis.

Twigverb

(transitive) To beat with twigs.

Vinenoun

Any similar climbing or trailing plant.

Twigverb

To realise something; to catch on.

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Vinenoun

Any woody climbing plant which bears grapes.

‘There shall be no grapes on the vine.’; ‘And one went out into the field to gather herbs, and found a wild vine, and gathered thereof wild gourds.’;

Twigverb

To understand the meaning of (a person); to comprehend.

‘Do you twig me?’;

Vinenoun

weak-stemmed plant that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

Twigverb

To observe slyly; also, to perceive; to discover.

Vine

A vine (Latin vīnea , , from vīnum ) is any plant with a growth habit of trailing or scandent (that is, climbing) stems, lianas or runners. The word vine can also refer to such stems or runners themselves, for instance, when used in wicker work.In parts of the world, including the British Isles, the term usually applies exclusively to grapevines (Vitis), while the term is used for all climbing plants.

‘grapevine’; ‘vineyard’; ‘wine’; ‘vine’; ‘climber’;

Twigverb

To twitch; to pull; to tweak.

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Twigverb

To twitch; to pull; to tweak.

Twigverb

To understand the meaning of; to comprehend; as, do you twig me?

Twigverb

To observe slyly; also, to perceive; to discover.

‘As if he were looking right into your eyes and twigged something there which you had half a mind to conceal.’;

Twigverb

To beat with twigs.

Twignoun

A small shoot or branch of a tree or other plant, of no definite length or size.

‘The Britons had boats made of willow twigs, covered on the outside with hides.’;

Twignoun

small branch or division of a branch; usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year

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Twigverb

branch out in a twiglike manner;

‘The lightning bolt twigged in several directions’;

Twigverb

understand, usually after some initial difficulty;

‘She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on’;

Twig

A twig or stick is a thin branch of a tree or bush. The buds on the twig are an important diagnostic characteristic, as are the abscission scars where the leaves have fallen away.

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