Thesaurus / zigzag
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The eccentric, improvisational zigzags in his early career, along with the array of challenging hobbies, suggest that Irvine is constantly searching for the proper match for his considerable abilities.
AN UNEXPECTED TWIST LIGHTS UP THE SECRETS OF TURBULENCEDAVID H. FREEDMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Suddenly sharp flashes of lightning darted in zigzag rays through the gloom.
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
Here he deflected toward the mountains, taking the zigzag path that ran like a winding thread among the rocks as it mounted.
MAVERICKSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
All down the zigzag hill into the town the machinery said nothing at all.
THROUGH EAST ANGLIA IN A MOTOR CARJ. E. (JAMES EDMUND) VINCENT
By-spines (one hundred and fifty to two hundred) very thin, barbed and zigzag, as long as the radius.
At the base of the trunk a calabash is put, and the latex trickles down into this by way of the zigzag cuts.
RUBBEREDITH A. BROWNE
One person acts as leader and walks in a zigzag path around the obstacles, followed by the others.
GAMES FOR ALL OCCASIONSMARY E. BLAIN
Most of them also fly in a zigzag line, and alight in a most erratic manner.
BUTTERFLIES WORTH KNOWINGCLARENCE M. WEED
Had he tried to zigzag it is doubtful if he could have escaped.
DAVE DARRIN AND THE GERMAN SUBMARINESH. IRVING HANCOCK
The filament is then coiled or crumpled up into a spiral or zigzag form.
WORDS RELATED TO ZIGZAG
- not straight
- out of shape
- long way home
- bat around
- be all over the map
- branch off
- get sidetracked
- knock about
- knock around
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