Flexuous+sinuous

  • 1 flexuous — index circuitous, complex, labyrinthine, sinuous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 flexuous — *winding, sinuous, serpentine, tortuous …

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  • 3 sinuous — I adjective ambagious, ambagitory, anfractuous, circuitous, coiled, complex, complicated, convolute, convoluted, convolutional, crooked, curved, curvilinear, deviating, deviative, devious, entangled, flexuous, indirect, intricate, involute,… …

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  • 4 sinuous — *winding, flexuous, serpentine, tortuous Analogous words: circuitous, roundabout, *indirect: *crooked, devious …

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  • 5 sinuous — [adj] winding, twisting anfractuous, circuitous, coiling, convoluted, crooked, curved, curvy, deviative, devious, flexuous, indirect, meandering, meandrous, serpentine, snaky*, supple, tortuous, twisting and turning*, undulating, vagrant; concept …

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  • 6 flexuous — curved curved adj. 1. not straight; having or marked by curves. Opposite of {straight}. Note: [Narrower terms: {arced, arched, arching, arciform, arcuate, bowed}; {falcate, sickle shaped}; {flexuous}; {incurvate, incurved}: {recurved, recurvate}; …

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  • 7 flexuous — flexuously, adv. flexuousness, n. /flek shooh euhs/, adj. full of bends or curves; sinuous. [1595 1605; < L flexuosus full of turns, winding, crooked, equiv. to flexu(s) (see FLEX1) + osus OUS] * * * …

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  • 8 flexuous — adjective winding from side to side; sinuous …

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  • 9 flexuous — Synonyms and related words: adaptable, ambagious, anfractuous, bendable, bending, bendy, chevronwise, chevrony, circuitous, circumlocutory, compliant, convoluted, convolutional, crankled, crooked, curvy, ductile, elastic, extensible, extensile,… …

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  • 10 sinuous — Synonyms and related words: ambagious, anfractuous, bent, billowing, billowy, circuitous, circumlocutory, convoluted, convolutional, curvaceous, curvate, curvated, curve, curved, curvesome, curviform, curvilineal, curvilinear, curving, curvy,… …

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  • 11 sinuous — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. winding, curvy; devious, convoluted. See circuity, deviation, deception. Ant., straight[forward]. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Twisted] Syn. crooked, circuitous, curved; see indirect , twisted 1 . 2.… …

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  • 12 flexuous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Repeatedly curving in alternate directions: anfractuous, meandrous, serpentine, sinuous, snaky, tortuous, winding. See REPETITION, STRAIGHT. 2. Capable of being shaped, bent, or drawn out, as by hammering or… …

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  • 13 flexuous — a. Winding, bending, tortuous, sinuous, sinuate, crooked, serpentine …

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  • 14 sinuous — a. Winding, crooked, curved, curvilinear, curvilineal, sinuate, sinuated, serpentine, flexuous, bending in and out …

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  • 15 sinuous — adj 1. winding, sinuate, flexuous, flexu ose, anfractuous, serpentine, tortuous, crooked, zigzag; curving, curved, curvy, curvilinear, twisting, twisted, turning, bending, bent; spiral, helical, spiral ing, twining, convoluted, volute, coiled,… …

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  • 16 flexuous — flex•u•ous [[t]ˈflɛk ʃu əs[/t]] adj. full of bends or curves; sinuous; winding • Etymology: 1595–1605; < L flexuōsus=flexu(s) (see flex I) + ōsus ous flex u•os′i•ty ˈɒs ɪ ti n. flex′u•ous•ly, adv …

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  • 17 flexuous — /ˈflɛkʃuəs/ (say flekshoohuhs) adjective full of bends or curves; winding; sinuous. Also, flexuose /ˈflɛkʃuoʊs/ (say flekshoohohs). {Latin flexuōsus, from flexus a bending} –flexuously, adverb …

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  • 18 sinuate sinuous wavy — curved curved adj. 1. not straight; having or marked by curves. Opposite of {straight}. Note: [Narrower terms: {arced, arched, arching, arciform, arcuate, bowed}; {falcate, sickle shaped}; {flexuous}; {incurvate, incurved}: {recurved, recurvate}; …

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  • 19 winding — I. n. Flexure, turning, meandering, twisting, twist, convolution, contortion, sinuosity, curvature, tortuosity, bend, crook, kink, crookedness. II. a. Flexuous sinuous, meandering, serpentine, bending, curving …

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  • 20 relaxed — *loose, slack, lax Analogous words: mitigated, lightened, alleviated, assuaged, relieved (see RELIEVE): flexuous, sinuous (see WINDING): *soft, mild, gentle, lenient Antonyms: stiff Contrasted words: strict, *rigid, rigorous, stringent: * …

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