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synonyms for tendrils

  • cirrus
  • clasp
  • coil
  • curl
  • ringlet
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Wandering tendrils hung from the eaves and crept in the second-story windows.
THAT OLD-TIME CHILD, ROBERTASOPHIE FOX SEA
The thin tendrils of a lichen, here and there twining on a damp mass of stone, are the only traces of life.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
Across the hollow tendrils the old chief guided the bidarka silently, in a zigzag course.
WILD FOLKSAMUEL SCOVILLE
Tendrils have reached into us for the past few years, probed, and then withdrawn before they were recognized.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
The wind had blown her dark hair into little tendrils about her face, and there was a sparkle of anger in her eyes.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
The wind had whipped her hair to the long tendrils it used to hang in when they raced each other along the roads from school.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Then, as in a dream, they saw ivy twining rapidly about the sails, and wrapping the oars in its strong tendrils.
STORIES OF OLD GREECE AND ROMEEMILIE KIP BAKER
Her face was very wan to his old eyes; her dark hair blew in tendrils about it.
THE PIONEERSKATHARINE SUSANNAH PRICHARD
Securing a foothold among its tendrils, concealed by its luxuriant foliage, I bent over and looked in.
THE PORTLAND SKETCH BOOKVARIOUS
Tendrils projected from all parts of it, pallid and twisting lengths that writhed slowly with snakelike life.
DEATHWORLDHARRY HARRISON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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