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  • Presently the hide-and-seek frolicking began, and Tom and Becky engaged in it with zeal until the exertion began to grow a trifle wearisome; then they wandered down a sinuous avenue holding their candles aloft and reading the tangled web-work of names, dates, post-office addresses, and mottoes with which the rocky walls had been frescoed (in candle-smoke).

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  • There is a sinuous road up the mountain.
  • The appearance resembled the reflection of the moon, or some luminous body; for the edges were sinuous from the undulations of the surface.
    Darwin, Charles  --  The Voyage of the Beagle

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