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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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Among nine letters to Aiken urging leniency for Brier was one from his former Home Depot manager, Samuel Aguirre.
Flowers may be sent or donations can be made to the Julian Brier Memorial Fund c/o Bank of Western Mass, 28 Elm Street, South Deerfield, MA 01372.
Brier, who won the tournament in 2007, carded a five-under-par 67 and holds a narrow advantage over England's Nick Dougherty and Australian David McKenzie, with England's Simon Dyson and Thailand's Chapchai Nirat a shot further back on three-under.
Years later Juliet Brier recalled that night for the San Francisco Call newspaper.
Parents have had no remedies when their children are taken away,'' Brier said.
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.
The operating loss related to the company's Brier Technology subsidiary was the largest single element in the current quarter and year-to-date results.
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.
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.
Local hero Markus Brier, three times a winner of his national title, started well with a 68 and the pride of Austria should be backed to kick on this afternoon by winning his second-round threeball against Thomas Levet and Jose Maria Olazabal.
She leaves four sons: Julian Brier of Conway, MA, Anthony Brier of Concord, MA, Shawn Brier and Michael Brooks, both of Worcester; two daughters: Yvonne Brooks and Ann Marie Brooks, both of Worcester; fourteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren and many nephews and nieces.
Home favourite Markus Brier reached the peak of his career with victory in the BA-CA Austrian Open after leading from start to finish.
ENGLISH trio Simon Dyson, Gary Emerson and David Griffiths all made significant moves on the second day of the Austrian Open to keep the pressure on home favourite Markus Brier.
The company conducts its business through subsidiaries: InterQuad (European distribution of microcomputer products); Intelligent Systems Japan (Pacific Rim distribution of software products); Quadram (high capacity removable storage subsystems), and Brier Technology (high capacity floppy disk drives).