Thesaurus / spindly

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The spindly tops of the trees pointed heavenward with the rigidity of church spires.

The Argus PheasantJohn Charles Beecham

In order to strengthen the plants, and keep them from becoming drawn and spindly, admit large portions of air every mild day.

His eyes were sleep-fogged, and spindly, pajama-clad legs showed below the dressing gown he had thrown about his thin shoulders.

The Time MirrorClark South

Pink touched the herons wings, its beak, its head, its glittering beady eyes and spindly leg.

I, Mary MacLaneMary MacLane

The trees seemed huge and spindly, a porous growth something on the Martian style, with huge leaves and a tangle of matter vines.

Wandl the InvaderRaymond King Cummings

In the meanwhile she wished to see the thin, spindly body catch up with the big, intelligent head.

The PenaltyGouverneur Morris

For a few fleeting moments Milly recalled the spindly horse and the scrubby boy of the delivery wagon, but for only a few moments.

One Woman's LifeRobert Herrick

In vain; nothing would grow but some spindly London pride and scarlet geraniums.

A Pair of ClogsAmy Walton

They settled themselves upon two gilt chairs with spindly legs.

Tutors' LaneWilmarth Lewis

Not spindly, like most Martians, this fellow, for all his seven feet in height was almost heavy set.

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