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The serpentine fries were gone — snatched by toddlers — before I had a chance to lick my fingers.

As part of the recovery, several historic buildings in Cruz Bay and elsewhere have been refurbished, and archaeological sites and hiking trails in the national park, including the serpentine Reef Bay Trail, have been restored or upgraded.

Discovering a new way that a snake moves could help engineers make better use of serpentine machines.

For nearly 100 years, scientists have only known about four forms of serpentine locomotion.

Discovering new, clever ways in which real snakes exploit their incredible flexibility could help engineers make better use of serpentine machines.

Most of the time, the three-hour, serpentine drive to Jalalabad is gorgeous and calm, though attacks can happen.

But he tells their story in a voyeuristic way, to make this one of the most troubling and serpentine novel of the year.

It's not just about the wild serpentine forms that Schiavone borrowed from Mannerist painters based further south.

Lynch nods indulgently as Brand launches into an epic, serpentine definition of the benefits of TM.

In the park you will also find the Serpentine, a lake in which people boat or swim (depending on the time of year).

Indications of asbestos are found at most points throughout the whole serpentine formation.

A band of limestone also occurs at Templeton containing masses of a light-coloured translucent serpentine.

The outcrop of the serpentine here, I am told, is quite limited, with steep sides till round it.

The belt of serpentine here is very narrow, and the veins of asbestos are closely pressed together.

A trap-like compound, with somewhat the aspect of serpentine, but yielding with difficulty to the knife.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to serpentine, such as: artful, circuitous, convoluted, curved, meandering, and sinuous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.