Vine

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Growth PatternsPlay
Vines can climb up structures or spread on the ground, depending on the species. SlideThe ivy vine covered the entire wall of the old building.
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Support NeededPlay
Many vines require support to grow upright, like trellises, fences, or other plants. SlideWe installed a trellis for the vine to wrap around as it grows.
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Metaphorical UsePlay
The word 'vine' might be used metaphorically to describe things that grow or spread quickly. SlideRumors in this town spread like vines.