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How to use needlelike in a sentence

Several grasses have leaves which end in sharp or needlelike points.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
The tongue is made to vibrate by tapping with the finger a needlelike spur that is left at the end of the instrument.
THE MANBOS OF MINDANOJOHN M. GARVAN
Numerous stiff, needlelike thorns form a dense spiny yellowish coating over the entire mass.
THE FANTASTIC CLANJOHN JAMES THORNBER
The usual ridges prevail and are armored with clustering radial spines of unequal length, very sharp and needlelike.
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These disks are covered with fringes of yellow and brown spicules, needlelike and tough, and the edges also are fringed with them.
THE FANTASTIC CLANJOHN JAMES THORNBER
The spicules are tawny or yellow and brown, while the needlelike crooked spines are white or a light red-brown.
THE FANTASTIC CLANJOHN JAMES THORNBER
There are about four spines of light brown and yellow suffused with white, sharp and needlelike.
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They are slender and needlelike with loose papery sheaths, silvery-white and glistening, giving the species its specific name.
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Connel took the small needlelike microphone in his hand and spoke into it as the reel of sound tape unwound slowly.
SABOTAGE IN SPACECAREY ROCKWELL
The fox, creeping to the edge of the clearing, saw with his needlelike eyes a red gleam through the chinks of the cabin.
THE FOREST RUNNERSJOSEPH A. ALTSHELER

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