Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of rootlet.

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Examples

  • He added that even after you've ripped it off the walls, it can be tough to get rid of the mud-colored tracks left by the vine's rootlets.

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  • She is supposed to imagine little seeds attaching, rootlets creeping through her walls.

    Memory Wall

  • William Jamessums up my feelings precisely ~ "I am done with greatthings and big things and great institutions and big successes, and I am for those tiny invisible molecular moral forces that work from individual toindividual, creeping through the crannies of the world like so many rootlets or like the capillary oozing water, yet which, if you give them time, will bend the hardest monuments of human pride."

    Thoughts On My 75th Birthday

  • It opens very shapr and bold, with a certain peppery darkness to it and a coolness that can only be likened to heavy wet sand that is slightly bound by flossy rootlets of seashore plants.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • During her sleep, pale rootlets had sprouted from the wood to curl about her brow while other tendrils tresses spilled down around her neck and shoulders.

    Orphaned Worlds, 1st Draft, 3rd Excerpt « INTERSTELLAR TACTICS

  • Along with vetiver from four other countries, Vetiver Racinettes is at once earthy, sweet and cool like the aromatic roots and rootlets brewed to a bubbly rootbeer.

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  • In the tropical countries where vetiver grows wild, vetiver rootlets are woven into mats, blinds and fans.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Bon Zai sachet is made of several dry botanicals - red sandalwood chips, vetiver rootlets, patchouli leaves and whole rosebuds.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • I shuddered as I recalled it as I'd last seen it, with the bodies jerking and twitching as the rootlets thrust into them seeking nutrients and for a moment I was plunged back into that torchlit night.

    Renegade's Magic

  • Don't imagine the tiny rootlets growing suddenly against the sweaty skin of my back.

    Renegade's Magic

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