Thesaurus / spindling
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The young ogresses were tall and spindling creatures, as slim as young giraffes.

The Old-Fashioned Fairy BookConstance Cary Harrison

If the weak and spindling shoots are allowed to grow they will draw away the strength from the roots, to the injury of the crop.

He had round, stooping shoulders, and long, spindling limbs.

They were so spindling and delicate that they were the death of themselves.

The Young MountaineersCharles Egbert Craddock

He gulped hard two or three times, and his voice wasn't steady as he took me on his lap and felt of my spindling legs and arms.

With the Indians in the RockiesJames Willard Schultz

This is the very house where I came to get him when he was a spindling little thing, as thin as a rail.

She might be described as pretty, but "peaky" and "spindling."

The Soul of Susan YellamHorace Annesley Vachell

Without it he would be in the power of any spindling gambler who faced a dishonest ace.

Mountain BloodJoseph Hergesheimer

The poor man now contents himself with anything that will keep tolerably green and show some spindling flower.

About OrchidsFrederick Boyle

Stilty, scrubby little girls with spindling legs were scarcely what anyone would find alluring.

Rich Man, Poor ManMaximilian Foster

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