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synonyms for snakelike

  • artful
  • circuitous
  • convoluted
  • curved
  • meandering
  • sinuous
  • twisting
  • anfractuous
  • cagey
  • clever
  • coiling
  • crafty
  • cunning
  • curvy
  • foxy
  • indirect
  • mazy
  • meandrous
  • shrewd
  • slick
  • slinky
  • snaky
  • subtle
  • supple
  • twisting and turning
  • wily
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antonyms for snakelike

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How to use snakelike in a sentence

They now began slowly to mount a gentle slope that ended in a long black snakelike hill.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Tendrils projected from all parts of it, pallid and twisting lengths that writhed slowly with snakelike life.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
I saw one snakelike arm whip around the stout form of Atuna, then tighten.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, JULY, 1931VARIOUS
When they stopped the boy was breathless, but the savage was as cool and snakelike in his movements as at the first.
RODNEY, THE RANGERJOHN V. LANE
Suddenly the glass splintered, and a ruby-red snakelike thing poured its thick length out upon the top of the old desk.
THE MONSTER AND OTHER STORIESSTEPHEN CRANE
The long, snakelike train was edging the hill, its headlight bearing down the track in one straight, glittering line.
ROSE O'PARADISEGRACE MILLER WHITE
Barnacles cover the top of every rock that the tide reaches, and the long, blackish, snakelike seaweed is strewn along the beach.
BYWAYS AROUND SAN FRANCISCO BAYWILLIAM E. HUTCHINSON
The loose skin writhed joyously, and, snakelike, the whole body responded in rippling waves of emotion.
MARTIANS NEVER DIELUCIUS DANIEL
Light flickered snakelike along uplifted blades which shot above the sea of heads.
NICANOR - TELLER OF TALESC. BRYSON TAYLOR
These snakelike creatures—which measured as much as forty-five feet in length—abounded in the Cretaceous seas.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SNAKELIKE

  • anfractuous
  • artful
  • cagey
  • circuitous
  • clever
  • coiling
  • convoluted
  • crafty
  • cunning
  • curved
  • curvy
  • foxy
  • indirect
  • mazy
  • meandering
  • meandrous
  • shrewd
  • sinuous
  • slick
  • slinky
  • snakelike
  • snaky
  • subtle
  • supple
  • twisting
  • twisting and turning
  • wily
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