flexuous

[ flek-shoo-uh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF flexuous

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLEXUOUS

Flexuose, or Flexuous, bending in opposite directions, in a zigzag way.

The epitrochlea is prominent; the epicondyle is surmounted by a well-marked crest, curved and flexuous in outline.

A single, long, grasslike leaf precedes the flexuous stem, with its quaintly arched and delicately fringed blossoms.

Capillitium of slender, flexuous brown threads forming a dense network of rather small meshes.

Only Henchard did not conform to these flexuous changes; he remained stately and vertical, silently thinking.

Others are flexuous and undulating, and more or less lively; these are true Vibrions.

Jake swung the little, flexuous club softly against his palm, and Gordon suddenly realized that the cripple intended to kill him.

The individual fiber is flattened, twisted upon its axis, flexuous, from one to two or three inches in length.

The stem is covered with a fine mealy substance, straight or flexuous, sometimes reticulated above.

Her flexuous and stealthy figure became an integral part of the scene.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FLEXUOUS

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adjectivecrooked; indirect
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