As an adjective brushy
is having a similar texture to a fox's tail; bushy.
As an adverb brushily is
in a brushy manner.
Having a similar texture to a fox's tail; bushy.
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(Of the countryside) Having thick vegetation, larger than grass but smaller than trees.
* 2007 , National Parks, Alaskan meltdown: on the frontlines of climate change [https://archive.is/20130628092010/www.accessmylibrary.com/coms2/summary_0286-21977629_ITM]:
- Alaska and the national park sites in our northern-most state are showing dramatic signs of global climate change. Melting permafrost and glaciers, eroding coastlines, and insect invasions all point to warming temperature trends.
- Throughout much of northern Alaska, tundra is becoming brushier and giving way to forest.