anguine


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anguine

(ˈæŋɡwɪn)
adj
of, relating to, or similar to a snake
[C17: from Latin anguīnus, from anguis snake]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.anguine - of or related to or resembling a snakeanguine - of or related to or resembling a snake
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
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At the opening, Mr Clarke got to grips with his anguine namesake Simon the skink as well as speaking to students and staff.
Some quality derived from the realities of Mexican life provides for an intuition of progression, of temporal layers, of one thing leading to another, of reflections and shifts in perspective that open up further realms of experience, the anguine twining of the visible and the invisible.
All of this ceases when the sisters encounter the anguine Conrad, a dashingly sleazy writer who initially seems to take a strong interest in Dorcas, much to both sisters' confusion.