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He lay in the Englishwoman's gentle arms—a little brown bundle of flexile limbs and cotton night-shirt.
WITH EDGED TOOLSHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
On the former supposition, the ovipositor must be remarkably long and flexile to enable the animal to place the eggs on its back.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
The wonder was it did not crack under the strain; but Northern ice ahs the air of being strangely flexile.
THE MAGNETIC NORTHELIZABETH ROBINS (C. E. RAIMOND)
The throwing of an ax was a little matter to the sharp-eyed and flexile-muscled cave men.
THE STORY OF ABSTANLEY WATERLOO
As the flexile youth progressed, amazement gave place to indignation and then to disgust.
THE HUSBANDS OF EDITHGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
It is wrought of all degrees of fineness, and is always so flexile that it may be folded and wound in any shape.
VENETIAN LIFEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
The red cedar, and the flexile pine,4 are the trees which appear at the greatest elevation.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
The cut end was coated with collodion flexile to prevent evaporation.
LIFE MOVEMENTS IN PLANTS, VOLUME II, 1919SIR JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
Xenobi was a mere bud, of most flexile and graceful form, ripe and round as the spring fruit of the tropics.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. X., MARCH 1851VARIOUS
This species is well adapted for rose carpets made by pegging down its long, flexile shoots.
PARSONS ON THE ROSESAMUEL BROWNE PARSONS

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