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  • She was smaller and thinner than Lily Bart, with a restless pliability of pose, as if she could have been crumpled up and run through a ring, like the sinuous draperies she affected.

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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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