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verb as in convolute


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The fish are plentiful, but there are also venomous snakes, crocodiles, and even man-eating tigers.

On the beach around the pond Cutler was dazzled by an assortment of “shells of different kinds, turtles, frogs, toads, lizards, water snakes, etc.”

The snake eats by “slowly cutting back and forth until it can put its head in.”

To find the closest veterinarian that treats snakes or the fastest route to school, you might type the relevant question into Google and then review its list of possible solutions.

Because snake plants, or sansevieria, are so common, Gordon suggests going with a more interesting species of the genus.

The frozen Yukon River, snaking its way to the Bering Sea, was visible from my window on the Cessna.

The line grew quickly and into the hundreds of people, snaking through the narrow hallways and out to Hiawassee Road.

Elegant sheaths bore the marks of copper zippers snaking up the back and around the neckline.

Which meant we had to get into a long snaking line in order to turn over our unwieldy luggage.

They confirmed the discoveries by snaking listening devices and search cameras through tiny breaches in the concrete.

In a few minutes the stout chain was snaking its way down through the blue-green ocean.

The long, snaking hose filled and plumped out with snappings.

Snaking out again, he laid hold of the two bundles and the gun, and dragged them into shelter.

Jim decided to press Coyote and Piute into service for snaking the logs down.

"We never were better in our lives," cried Tom, deftly catching a rope that came snaking down as the steamer's speed diminished.

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On this page you'll find 111 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to snaking, such as: ambiguous, ancillary, circuitous, implied, incidental, and oblique.

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