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jungle-like Line breaks: jungle-like

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Definition of jungle-like in English:


Resembling a jungle, especially in being overgrown and densely tangled: jungle-like vegetation surrounds the river a jungle-like garden
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  • Canopies of trees jutted out of the waterscape and created a jungle-like maze.
  • As a W.P.A. writer acknowledged, "South Louisiana takes its character from the French-speaking people who settled the vast, wet terrain, and who in the eighteenth century penetrated its rivers and bayous to make homes for themselves in the jungle-like forests."
  • Slides of New Zealand's world-renown scenery were projected on the outside walls at the entrance to the residence, and guests passed through a jungle-like corridor of beautiful green New Zealand plants to the reception hall.

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