Overgrown

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Neglect ImpliedPlay
Suggests lack of care or attention over a period, often for spaces meant to be maintained. SlideThe overgrown cemetery was a tangle of vines.
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Visual ImpactPlay
Conveys a strong visual image of a place being reclaimed by nature, sometimes evoking mystery or abandonment. SlideThe castle ruins were almost hidden by overgrown ivy.
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Descriptive SettingPlay
Often used to set a scene in stories, indicating a location that is not frequently visited or taken care of. SlideShe pushed through the overgrown path toward the hidden lake.