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noun as in curl of hair or plant

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Example Sentences

As she leaned in to blow out the candles, tendrils of smoke wafted up above her head.

MACRO SHOT – The tendrils INTERWINE with gentle undulations.

The tendrils at the ends move with a life of their own, straining to be joined.

Wandering tendrils hung from the eaves and crept in the second-story windows.

The thin tendrils of a lichen, here and there twining on a damp mass of stone, are the only traces of life.

Across the hollow tendrils the old chief guided the bidarka silently, in a zigzag course.

Tendrils have reached into us for the past few years, probed, and then withdrawn before they were recognized.

The wind had blown her dark hair into little tendrils about her face, and there was a sparkle of anger in her eyes.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tendrils, such as: clasp, coil, curl, ringlet, and cirrus.

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