reedlike


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reedlike

(ˈriːdˌlaɪk)
adj
1. (Botany) resembling a reed, that is, straight, upright, and thin or slender
2. resembling a reed, that is, straight, upright, and thin or slender
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Adj.1.reedlike - resembling a reed in being upright and slender
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
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She has been innocent, and the black hands of jealousy have crushed her reedlike throat.
Reedlike stalks 55 meters (180 feet) tall are arranged over a large field.
Perhaps it was my new, more womanly body with breasts and curves, or perhaps the fact that I was short and petite and seemed to stop growing at 5 feet 2 inches where most girls had sprouted into larger, reedlike structures, but all I knew was that I had enormous difficulty crashing the boards for rebounds.
We purchased a cage and a nesting box constructed of woven, reedlike strips, along with nesting material.
There are two new Waterford China patterns at this market: an Art Deco design (unnamed at press time) with raised-dot detail and a mica finish, and Vines (its working title) featuring a simple, reedlike design on its right-hand border.