- n a dense growth of bushes
- We approach a wheelchair or thicket of IV tubes with our heart in our mouth, or even worse, our foot there.
- Taxes are unavoidable, but is the thicket? The typographic tangle has proliferated since the 16th Amendment authorized the federal income tax in 1913.
- Felix Frankfurter was not merely phrasemaking in 1946 when he warned the Supreme Court to shun the "political thicket" of state legislative apportionment.
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- Budget Reset Talks Lead to Fresh Drama
The Memphis City Hall budget drama turned from a budget reset into a political thicket Tuesday, June 4, as Memphis City Council members debated gettin...
June 5, 2013 - The Memphis Daily News
- Richard Lambert in Independent
Richard Lambert, its director general, said major initiatives were being lost in a "thicket of much less ambitious announcements", adding: "The Government appears to have been fighting a series of forest fires rather than building a platform...
- Mitch McConnell in New York Times
The timing couldn't be worse for a bill that will make it even harder to create private-sector jobs, and harder for small businesses to comply with ...... a thicket of new rules,said Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell.
- Mitt Romney in CNN
Joe Biden is an impenetrable thicket of words,Romney said. "I can't imagine anybody who is ready to debate Joe Biden."