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Definition curving in and out
  • There is a sinuous road up the mountain.
sinuous = curving in and out
  • 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
  • Avoiding the obstructions gave it the sinuous movement of a serpent.
    Crane, Stephen  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • Out from the water a long sinuous tentacle had crawled; it was pale-green and luminous and wet.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • sinuous = curving in and out
  • The bridge rose to meet him, sinuous as a serpent.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • sinuous = curving in and out
  • She turned to David, her vision spotted with sinuous shapes from staring into the fire.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • sinuous = curving in and out
  • Then she was in the water, swimming to the floating surfboard with a sinuous crawl.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Winter Dreams
  • sinuous = curving in and out
  • It became imperative that he take hold of the bottom rung of the sinuous ladder
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • sinuous = curving in and out
  • They twined sinuously together, making shapes like the vines and creepers in a jungle, like patterns woven into the nap of a thick carpet.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • sinuously = curving in and out
  • With its sinuous trunk it stroked the huge corpse; then it reached up, broke some leafy branches with a snap, and draped them over the mass of torn thick flesh.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • sinuous = curving in and out
  • For what end are her fair complexities, her changes of soil, her sinuous coast?
    Forster, E. M.  --  Howards End
  • The sinuous tail, undulating slowly at its tufted extremity, whipped suddenly erect.
    Burroughs, Edgar Rice  --  Tarzan the Untamed
  • Turjun, the panthan, crept close to the companionway, his sinuous fingers closing tightly upon the hilt of his dagger.
    Burroughs, Edgar Rice  --  Thuvia, Maid of Mars
  • Waves of sinuous shadow went over the ripe hayfields, and plundering bees sang a freebooting lilt in wayside gardens.
    Montgomery, Lucy Maud  --  The Golden Road
  • Hundreds of barrowsful of earth amalgamated with pebbles, and rounded into cones, with sinuous.
    Dumas, Alexandre  --  Ten Years Later
  • The tip of his sinuous tail twitched nervously.
    Burroughs, Edgar Rice  --  Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar
  • Even the Ape-man lacked that inward sinuous curve of the back which makes the human figure so graceful.
    Wells, H.G.  --  The Island of Doctor Moreau
  • She walked stiffly—for the moment she had lost the sinuous grace of movement which had been one of her many fascinations.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Malefactor
  • A sinuous trunk undulated toward him, touching his brown hide in a half caress.
    Burroughs, Edgar Rice  --  The Son Of Tarzan
  • She was clad in some kind of soft white stuff, which clung close to her form, showing to the full every movement of her sinuous figure.
    Stoker, Bram  --  The Lair of the White Worm

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