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  • n. Plural form of tendril.

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Examples

  • Bug eyed, stiff – thin tendrils of smoke crept from under his partner’s cuffs and collar.

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  • He had been already working on a show about firefighters when September 11, 2001 created what Tolan has called the "tendrils of pain and suffering snaking out still" that served to fuse the essential themes of Rescue Me.

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  • Caledan's hand began to tremble, calling tendrils of from nearby shadows.

    Curse of the Shadowmage

  • Though less luminous, her tendrils were the most numerous of all.

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  • Like the true slans, they're a distinct race, being born without tendrils, which is the only differentiation from the snakes.

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  • There is an iris-like variety and versatility of nature, a quickness in catching and reflecting the various shades of emotion or fancy, a readiness in seizing upon one's own half-expressed thoughts, and running them out in a thousand graceful little tendrils, which is very captivating.

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  • He had been already working on a show about firefighters when September 11, 2001 created what Tolan has called the "tendrils of pain and suffering snaking out still" that served to fuse the essential themes of

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  • In the red border around the cross are scrolls that recall tendrils of vines.

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  • While headlines are screaming about thick, gooey oil washing up on Louisiana's beaches, killing bottlenose dolphins and sea turtles, and "tendrils" of the river of oil are entering the Gulf Stream via the Loop Current for eventual deposit on vulnerable coral reefs in the Florida Straights, a fight for the heart, soul, and life of the Louisiana Delta is raging.

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  • Then bits of hair -- "tendrils" as they call them in books -- fell down, and we fastened them up, and our hair got as bad.

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