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Sample sentences for the GRE study word sinuous

sinuous can be used as a adj

1.Streaking the ground with sinuous trace not al. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2.The next instant, with a sinuous dive he swept under Harker's arm, ere his blow could fall, and grasping a handful of the money from the floor, dashed across the room, threw himself at the window. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
3.The line is of three kinds, straight, curved and sinuous and it has neither breadth, height, nor depth. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
4.The place was filled with creeping, crawling things cold, sinuous bodies passed over me when I lay down, and in the darkness I occasionally caught glimpses of gleaming, fiery eyes, fixed in horrible intentness upon me. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
5.Subsequently a peculiar luminous and sinuous marking appeared on the unillumined half of the inner planet, and almost simultaneously a faint dark mark of a similar sinuous character was detected upon a photograph of the Martian disk. - from The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
6.The narrow, uneven, sinuous streets, full of angles and turns, were admirably chosen the neighborhood of the Halles, in particular, a network of streets more intricate than a forest. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.And you must make the dead partly or entirely covered with dust, which is changed into crimson mire where it has mingled with the flowing blood whose colour shows it issuing in a sinuous stream from the corpse. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
8.She leads him towards the steps, drawing him by the odour of her armpits, the vice of her painted eyes, the rustle of her slip in whose sinuous folds lurks the lion reek of all the male brutes that have possessed her.. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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