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synonyms for willowy

  • adroit
  • agile
  • dainty
  • delicate
  • elastic
  • elegant
  • flowing
  • limber
  • lithe
  • lithesome
  • nimble
  • pliant
  • shapely
  • skinny
  • springy
  • svelte
  • thin
  • trim
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How to use willowy in a sentence

I was one of those long, lanky, loose-jointed girls Who fool people into believing They are willowy and psychic and mysterious.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
Of course; but do not ask me for description, other than that she was medium in height, willowy in figure and dark blonde in type.
THE COLONEL OF THE RED HUZZARSJOHN REED SCOTT
Everyone was very willowy in his movements, whether he were smoking or drinking or looking for a box of matches.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
Michael attempted to be willowy at school once, but gave it up on being asked if he had fleas.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
As Valeria left the room, Mrs. Gano looked with pride after the tall, willowy figure.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
She is more willowy than erect, and has no higher cheek-bones than the plaster Venus in your chambers.
THE PORTLAND SKETCH BOOKVARIOUS
As she spoke a youth of willowy figure, languishing dark eyes and ladylike manner drew near.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
They were tall, willowy girls, with soft, brown hair and lovely complexions.
THE AUTOMOBILE GIRLS IN THE BERKSHIRESLAURA DENT CRANE
Many a time too she had looked upon her slim and willowy sisters and felt her heart burn with envy.
GYPSY FLIGHTROY J. SNELL
She moved with willowy grace and had an ease of manner that accentuated the Pot-Boilers embarrassed movements.
BLUE ROBIN, THE GIRL PIONEERRENA I. HALSEY
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WORDS RELATED TO WILLOWY

  • adjustable
  • bending
  • ductile
  • elastic
  • extensible
  • extensile
  • flexile
  • formable
  • formative
  • impressionable
  • like putty
  • limber
  • lithe
  • malleable
  • moldable
  • plastic
  • pliant
  • soft
  • spongy
  • springy
  • stretch
  • stretchable
  • stretchy
  • supple
  • tensile
  • tractable
  • tractile
  • whippy
  • willowy
  • yielding
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