snakelike


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Adj.1.snakelike - resembling a serpent in form; "a serpentine wall"; "snaky ridges in the sand"
curved, curving - having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend; "the curved tusks of a walrus"; "his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard"
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Now and again we passed a leiter-wagon--the ordinary peasants's cart--with its long, snakelike vertebra, calculated to suit the inequalities of the road.
Their arms, however, were very short, and from where I stood seemed as though fashioned much after the manner of an elephant's trunk, in that they moved in sinuous and snakelike undulations, as though entirely without bony structure, or if there were bones it seemed that they must be vertebral in nature.
The huge, snakelike body coiled and uncoiled about its prey.
She approached more cautiously, and the cub had full opportunity to observe her lean, snakelike body, and her head, erect, eager, and snake-like itself.
He received no applause, and he squirmed through the ropes, snakelike, into the arms of his seconds, who helped him to the floor and supported him down the aisle into the crowd.
There was something venomous and snakelike in the boy's black eyes.
So often had that snakelike noose settled unexpectedly over Tublat's head, so often had he been jerked ridiculously and painfully from his feet when he was least looking for such an occurrence, that there is little wonder he found scant space in his savage heart for love of his white-skinned foster child, or the inventions thereof.
This more mellow sound suits bass player and lead vocalist Troy Sanders well as his hypnotic snakelike writhing puts the crowd under his spell for the first hour of the gig until he breaks his silence to acknowledge them.
Imagine a boulevard for a moment in which generous walkways and shade-tolerant evergreen trees, along with a long snakelike vehicle lined with many doors, entice you to take public transit.
The plant has a strong, snakelike taproot that grows up to 50 centimeters in length and 2.