bush

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. shrub, clump, thicket, hedge; scrub; wilderness. See vegetable, uselessness.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A woody plant]
Syn. shrub, bramble, thicket, hedge, shrubbery; see also hedge , plant .
2. [A wild region]
Syn. hinterland, backcountry, backwoods; see country 1 , forest .
beat around the bush,
Syn. speak indirectly, speak evasively, avoid the subject, avoid the issue, be deceptive; see also evade 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. shrub hedge, plant, thicket, brier, bramble, undergrowth, scrub.
2. backcountry woods, jungle, the wild, outback.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun An uninhabited region left in its natural state: wild, wilderness, wildness. See WILD.

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