adjective see jungle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • junglelike — adjective Resemblng a jungle …   Wiktionary

  • jungle — noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Hindi jaṅgal & Urdu jangal forest, from Sanskrit jaṅgala desert region Date: 1776 1. a. an impenetrable thicket or tangled mass of tropical vegetation b. a tract overgrown with thickets or masses of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • naturalism — /nach euhr euh liz euhm, nach reuh /, n. 1. Literature. a. a manner or technique of treating subject matter that presents, through volume of detail, a deterministic view of human life and actions. b. a deterministic theory of writing in which it… …   Universalium

  • Virgin Islands — a group of islands in the West Indies, E of Puerto Rico: comprises the Virgin Islands of the United States and the British Virgin Islands. Abbr.: V.I., VI * * * Virgin Islands Introduction Virgin Islands Background: During the 17th century, the… …   Universalium

  • wild — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. savage, untamed, uncivilized; feral, bloodthirsty, fierce; uncontrolled, amuck, frenzied; inaccurate, intemperate, unwise, foolish; eager, impetuous, stormy, violent, unrestrainable, desert,… …   English dictionary for students

  • rank — [adj1] stinking, foul bad, dank, disagreeable, disgusting, evil smelling, feculent, fetid, funky*, fusty*, gamy*, graveolent, gross*, high, humid, loathsome, mephitic, moldy, musty, nasty, nauseating, noisome, noxious, obnoxious, off, offensive,… …   New thesaurus

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