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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, April 18, 2020 12:00:00 AM
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stringy

(adjective) Lean and sinewy.

Synonyms: wiry

Usage: This other man was shorter of leg and longer of arm, with muscles that were stringy and knotty rather than rounded and swelling.
KSPavan
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stringy
Definition: (adjective) Lean and sinewy.
Synonyms: wiry
Usage: This other man was shorter of leg and longer of arm, with muscles that were stringy and knotty rather than rounded and swelling.
Stamane
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1. Consisting of, resembling, or containing strings or a string.
2. Slender and sinewy; wiry.
3. Forming strings, as a viscous liquid; ropy.
taurine
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In his opinion, in order for the ulcers to heal the pressure must be removed, the slough (stringy skin) be removed and the person turned regularly.

-Invicta Foods Ltd v Revenue & Customs [2014] UKFTT 70 (TC) (10 January 2014), paragraph 64.
lazarius
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Daemon wrote:
(adjective) Lean and sinewy.


Quote:
The boy picked up the knife and was about to cut into the cake when he stopped. He stared at the cake. Then he looked up at the Trunchbull, then at the tall stringy cook with her lemon-juice mouth. All the children in the hall were watching tensely, waiting for something to happen. They felt certain it must...

Matilda, by Roald Dahl




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Adyl Mouhei
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Stringy:

Adjective:
(especially of hair) resembling string in being long and thin.
"Her hair was stringy and uncombed"


Synonyms:
straggly
straggling
lank
thin


Antonyms:
luxuriant
(of a person) tall, wiry, and thin.
"He had the thin, stringy look of a rider"


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monamagda
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Wilmar (USA) 1M
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stringy
Definition: (adjective) Lean and sinewy.
Synonyms: wiry
Usage: This other man was shorter of leg and longer of arm, with muscles that were stringy and knotty rather than rounded and swelling.
Alex_Z
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From the wild stringy root of human uprightness, she has reared a due sense of the Divine justice.
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