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synonyms for sinuous

  • crooked
  • curved
  • meandering
  • serpentine
  • undulating
  • anfractuous
  • circuitous
  • coiling
  • convoluted
  • curvy
  • deviative
  • devious
  • flexuous
  • indirect
  • meandrous
  • snaky
  • supple
  • tortuous
  • twisting and turning
  • vagrant
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antonyms for sinuous

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  • straight
  • untwisted
  • unwinding
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How to use sinuous in a sentence

Whether this aptitude was combined with the sinuous cunning that is essentially Oriental Nigel did not know.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The natural result of this billiard-ball movement of the waters is that the path of the stream is sinuous.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Her hands were sinuous as serpents, the fingers tapering, the nails very long like the Chinese.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
The river below Wroxham is very narrow and very sinuous; its banks lined with groves of trees which intercept the wind.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
What a sinuous underground plot the superficial incidents of this journey covered!
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
The line of sky, seen through the jagged and sinuous opening above, changed slowly to gloom and then to blackness.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Lamont came slowly towards the fort, threading a sinuous course among the black rock shapes.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
There was, for instance, no faithful old family butler, no sinuous foreign adventuress.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
The trail they took ran through the grass, a sinuous riband of hard-beaten soil that flashed where it caught the light.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
Sinuous and supple, she was exquisitely feminine to the finger tips.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
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WORDS RELATED TO SINUOUS

  • bending
  • circuitous
  • crooked
  • curving
  • indirect
  • roundabout
  • serpentine
  • sinuous
  • snaky
  • tortuous
  • twisted
  • twisting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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