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Definition plant leaves
  • It's difficult to spot the birds in the foliage.
foliage = plant leaves
  • I like to rest my eyes by periodically looking up from the computer and gazing out the window at the foliage.
  • foliage = plant leaves
  • He put on his glasses, waded away from Ralph, and crouched down among the tangled foliage.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • foliage = plant leaves
  • Tim Johnson was advancing at a snail's pace, but he was not playing or sniffing at foliage: he seemed dedicated to one course and motivated by an invisible force that was inching him toward us.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • foliage = plant leaves
  • Then I saw them—two burning, yellow eyes—staring at me from the shadowy foliage of the tree.
    Wilson Rawls  --  Where the Red Fern Grows
  • foliage = plant leaves
  • I felt absurd hiking through the ferns and foliage hefting a carpetbag with a rose pattern on the outside.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • foliage = plant leaves
  • So as I slide out of the foliage and into the dawn light, I pause a second, giving the cameras time to lock on me.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • foliage = plant leaves
  • The river was almost enclosed by dense foliage on both sides.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • foliage = plant leaves
  • It was a white-topped cap, and above the green shade of the peak was a crown, an anchor, gold foliage.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • foliage = plan leaves
  • Then he was crashing through foliage and small boughs and was hidden by the forest.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • foliage = plant leaves
  • They flapped at the first of the trees, and the branches grew a brief foliage of fire.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • foliage = leafy addition (used metaphorically)
  • Their only guide, apart from the brown ground and occasional flashes of light through the foliage, was the tendency of slope:
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • foliage = plant leaves
  • Then, amid the roar of bees in the afternoon sunlight, Simon found for them the fruit they could not reach, pulled off the choicest from up in the foliage, passed them back down to the endless, outstretched hands.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • foliage = leaves
  • That silence seemed to ooze out of the ground, to hang under the foliage of the black maple trees with the bats and shadows.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • Max watched her go; her figure grew smaller with every step until she disappeared into the dark green foliage.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • They were lost in the foliage, and it took a few agonizing moments, but she found them again.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • It was like the eclipse when the sun went out and left the earth, flourishing in full summer foliage, withered, brittle, false.
    Virginia Woolf  --  The Waves
  • What makes this sand foliage remarkable is its springing into existence thus suddenly.
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • The creek bottom was nearly bare of foliage.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • But once in a while you could still catch a glimpse of a leopard, like a flash of sunlight in the foliage.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains

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