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Green fingers   /grin fˈɪŋgərz/   Listen
Green fingers

A special ability to make plants grow.  Synonym: green thumb.

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"Green fingers" Quotes from Famous Books

... are consecrated, separated as God's possession, and that therefore purity is indispensable. The continual consciousness of this relation and its resulting obligations would make us recoil from impurity as instinctively as the sensitive plant shuts up its little green fingers when anything touches it; or as the wearer of a white robe will draw it up high above the mud on a filthy pavement. Walk 'worthily of saints' is another way of saying, Be true to your own best selves. ...
— Expositions Of Holy Scripture - Volume I: St. Luke, Chaps. I to XII • Alexander Maclaren

Words linked to "Green fingers" :   specialty, strong point, strength, metier, speciality, green thumb, forte, strong suit, long suit

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