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synonyms for sinuate

  • coast
  • crawl
  • glide
  • glissade
  • move
  • skate
  • skid
  • slink
  • slip
  • snake
  • sneak
  • undulate
  • wriggle
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How to use sinuate in a sentence

Valve linear or oblong, sometimes with sinuate sides, and with a pseudoraphe and transverse punctate lines.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
Valve very convex, with sinuate keel and junction lines evident.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
Valve linear with broad ventral side and straight or sinuate ventral margin.
THE DIATOMACEAE OF PHILADELPHIA AND VICINITYCHARLES SUMNER BOYER
Leaves, especially on young trees, often less deeply pinnatifid, sometimes barely sinuate.
TREES OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESAUSTIN C. APGAR
Leaves sessile, sinuate-lobed, and with prickly teeth, often blotched with white.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Retrose: (sinuate), pointing backwards; (serrate) inversely serrated.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
Sinuate: cut into sinuses; applied to lines and margins with an in and out curve.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
Sinuate, when the margin is more strongly sinuous or turned inwards and outwards; as in Fig. 146.
THE ELEMENTS OF BOTANYASA GRAY
Frequently the lower edge is notched at, or near, the stem and in this case they are said to be emarginate or sinuate.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
The distinguishing features are the fleshy stem, continuous with the flesh of the pileus, and the sinuate or notched gills.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
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WORDS RELATED TO SINUATE

  • convolute
  • convolve
  • corkscrew
  • fold
  • intertwine
  • intervolve
  • lap
  • loop
  • make serpentine
  • rotate
  • scroll
  • sinuate
  • snake
  • spiral
  • spire
  • turn
  • twine
  • twist
  • wind
  • wrap around
  • wreathe
  • writhe
  • bumpy
  • coiled
  • curly
  • curved
  • flexuous
  • plangent
  • rolling
  • sinuate
  • sinuous
  • snaky
  • squiggly
  • undulant
  • undulate
  • undulatory
  • unstable
  • vermiculate
  • waving
  • winding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.