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synonyms for flexuous

  • bending
  • crooked
  • curved
  • curving
  • meandering
  • meandrous
  • serpentine
  • sinuous
  • snaky
  • tortuous
  • turning
  • wavering
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How to use flexuous in a sentence

His very skin grew flexuous, and he found a pleasure in taking long steps such as he could not have accounted for by thought.
THE CROCK OF GOLDJAMES STEPHENS
Jake swung the little, flexuous club softly against his palm, and Gordon suddenly realized that the cripple intended to kill him.
MOUNTAIN BLOODJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
It is here rather taller, and the branches less flexuous than in the eastern states.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XIVEDWIN JAMES
The stem is covered with a fine mealy substance, straight or flexuous, sometimes reticulated above.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
Her flexuous and stealthy figure became an integral part of the scene.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
Others are flexuous and undulating, and more or less lively; these are true Vibrions.
THE OCEAN WORLD:LOUIS FIGUIER
A single, long, grasslike leaf precedes the flexuous stem, with its quaintly arched and delicately fringed blossoms.
THE WILD FLOWERS OF CALIFORNIA: THEIR NAMES, HAUNTS, AND HABITSMARY ELIZABETH PARSONS
Capillitium of slender, flexuous brown threads forming a dense network of rather small meshes.
THE MYXOMYCETES OF THE MIAMI VALLEY, OHIOA. P. MORGAN
The epitrochlea is prominent; the epicondyle is surmounted by a well-marked crest, curved and flexuous in outline.
ARTISTIC ANATOMY OF ANIMALSDOUARD CUYER
Only Henchard did not conform to these flexuous changes; he remained stately and vertical, silently thinking.
THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGETHOMAS HARDY
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WORDS RELATED TO FLEXUOUS

  • ambiguous
  • bending
  • circuitous
  • confounding
  • confusing
  • curving
  • detouring
  • deviating
  • digressing
  • digressory
  • diverting
  • errant
  • erratic
  • excursive
  • flexuous
  • misleading
  • obscure
  • out-of-the-way
  • rambling
  • remote
  • removed
  • roundabout
  • serpentine
  • straying
  • tortuous
  • twisting
  • wandering
  • ambiguous
  • anfractuous
  • circuitous
  • convoluted
  • crooked
  • curving
  • devious
  • flexuous
  • indirect
  • intricate
  • involved
  • labyrinthine
  • mazy
  • meandering
  • roundabout
  • serpentine
  • sinuous
  • snaky
  • spiraling
  • tortuous
  • twisting
  • wriggly
  • zigzag
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