[ US /ˈsɪnwəs/ ]
[ UK /sˈɪnjuːəs/ ]
  1. curved or curving in and out
    wiggly lines
  2. gracefully thin and bending and moving with ease
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How To Use sinuous In A Sentence

  • Lizards scurry in the leaf litter at my feet, monkeys feed noisily in the branches above nay head, a vine snake makes its sinuous way toward an unsuspecting small bird.
  • Covered with mysteriously indented curves and sinuous ridges, the sculpture invites comment and touch.
  • Furthermore, the thick blade and sinuous edges found on most contracting - stemmed bifaces produces a rough cut that is far less clean than slices easily produced on the same materials by unworked flakes.
  • The two Siamese battered around her, thudding their sinuous backs against her shoulders. AN OLDER WOMAN
  • By the end of the century corsets produced the sinuous body shape of the Gibson girl, with a protruding bust and derrière, and small waist.
  • They look more like giant marble arms than sinuous branches.
  • The sinuous back-and-forth motion seemed to be only part of its movement. PREY
  • The mimic finally stumbled upon a vacant hole and squeezed inside; in a last ditch effort at threat display, it extended two sinuous tentacles 180 degrees apart, mimicking a snake!
  • Bishop Wilton is a delightful village, strung linear along a sparkling beck, containing old brick houses in a little valley terraced with sinuous greens.
  • The middle ethmoidal cells open into the central part of this meatus, and a sinuous passage, termed the infundibulum, extends upward and forward through the labyrinth and communicates with the anterior ethmoidal cells, and in about 50 per cent. of skulls is continued upward as the frontonasal duct into the frontal sinus. II. Osteology. 5a. 6. Ethmoid bone
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