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Synonyms for brier

tangled mass of prickly plants

a thorny stem or twig

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Eurasian rose with prickly stems and fragrant leaves and bright pink flowers followed by scarlet hips

a very prickly woody vine of the eastern United States growing in tangled masses having tough round stems with shiny leathery leaves and small greenish flowers followed by clusters of inedible shiny black berries

evergreen treelike Mediterranean shrub having fragrant white flowers in large terminal panicles and hard woody roots used to make tobacco pipes

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The stream flows under Interstate 540 and through a small office park behind the Brier Creek Commons shopping center to Lumley Road.
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District Judge Ann Aiken on Thursday sentenced Brier to more than 13 years in prison for the very different life he led beginning in October 2009.
He leaves two children, Nicholas Brier and Savanna Brier, both of Spencer; three brothers, Anthony Brier of Concord, Shawn Brier and Michael Brooks, both of Worcester; two sisters, Yvonne Brooks of Worcester and Ann Marie Brooks of Conway; nephews and nieces.
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La Crescenta resident Marvin Brier, a retired computer analyst who spent several years and more than $100,000 investigating the fund while helping his daughter with a child-custody issue, said the investigation is long overdue and could help clean up the child custody system.
Brier and her partners, Amanda Myott and Marcos Herrera, focus on selling their services to large companies and building reams of potential candidates by seeking resumes online.
They said it's all due to the efforts of their publicity firm, owned by Nancy Brier Alter.
Located in Brier Creek and co-founded by husband and wife team Bryan and Silvia Nunes, BLO has a unique metropolitan appeal without the pretension typically associated with upscale salons.
The salon, at Cross Church Street, has closed blaming changes in the economic climate, say owners Neil Kaye and Renee Brier.
A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted Ferrell Lee Brier of Drain on charges that he robbed seven Oregon banks in a spree that began in October.