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synonyms for ropy

  • hairy
  • coarse
  • fibroid
  • muscular
  • pulpy
  • sinewy
  • stalky
  • threadlike
  • tissued
  • veined
  • wiry
  • woody
  • deep
  • gooey
  • heavy
  • impenetrable
  • opaque
  • stiff
  • syrupy
  • close
  • compact
  • concrete
  • firm
  • set
  • solid
  • caked
  • clabbered
  • clotted
  • compressed
  • condensed
  • congealed
  • consolidated
  • crowded
  • curdled
  • fixed
  • gelatinous
  • gloppy
  • gummous
  • gummy
  • gunky
  • impervious
  • jelled
  • jellied
  • ossified
  • sloppy
  • solidified
  • thickened
  • turbid
  • viscid
  • viscous
  • vitrified
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antonyms for ropy

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      • impotent
      • skinny
      • slight
      • small
      • thin
      • weak
      • delicate
      • flabby
      • infirm
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            How to use ropy in a sentence

            He was a short, lean man with a leathery face and long, black ropy hair, and beady black eyes that caught the light like a cat's.
            RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
            Near the Guardian Rocks large masses of ropy lava are found which suggest ejected bombs.
            MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
            Put a pint of clean sugar to a pint of juice, and boil it slowly, till it becomes ropy.
            THE AMERICAN FRUGAL HOUSEWIFELYDIA M. CHILD
            All I could see then was a bunch of black ropy arms tangled around what looked like, as Putz described it to you, an ostrich.
            A MARTIAN ODYSSEYSTANLEY GRAUMAN WEINBAUM
            The wet shirt clinging close to his body outlined well-knit shoulders, ropy-muscled arms.
            BIG TIMBERBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
            But he marveled again and again at the hungry things that made a mesh of ropy strands across the smooth area about the ship.
            THE FINDING OF HALDGRENCHARLES WILLARD DIFFIN
            He looked sidewise more slyly, whisked his ropy tail more demurely, and kicked his nearest neighbors more viciously than ever.
            TWO ARROWSWILLIAM O. STODDARD
            One is a specimen of hyalite—a sort of ropy, waxy glass-bubble holding water inside.
            RUSKIN RELICSW. G. COLLINGWOOD
            The fog, broken into thousands of white, ropy wreaths, was swept away upward.
            THE YOUNG ALASKANSEMERSON HOUGH
            It was also slimy and ropy; and was drank only as a means and a wretched one of prolonging life.
            JACK IN THE FORECASTLEJOHN SHERBURNE SLEEPER
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            WORDS RELATED TO ROPY

            • coarse
            • fibroid
            • hairy
            • muscular
            • pulpy
            • ropy
            • sinewy
            • stalky
            • threadlike
            • tissued
            • veined
            • wiry
            • woody
            Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.