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  • adj. Having (a specified number or kind of) tendrils.

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Examples

  • Here breathtaking landscapes and authentic Mexican faces can be seen nearby riotously colorful dishes, region-specific raw ingredients and local flora that might have come from another planet, like long-tendrilled Tepejilote flowers that look more like mutant baby squids than edible vegetation.

    Gastronomy

  • Maria had chosen to dress up as Christine from Phantom of the Opera, and was adding tendrilled extensions to her hair to look more the part.

    Sweet Deceit

  • They also hate tendrilled slans as much or more than they hate humans, so Cross has two groups against him.

    Slan: A Critique

  • Thin, white, wisps tendrilled out from underneath the bulbous extrusions in their slow parade across the sky.

    Dingo Chapter 7

  • She straightened — her arms swept out and the writhing vine, with its tendrilled heads of ruby bloom, five flames of misty incandescence, leaped into the faces of the soldiers now close upon us.

    The Moon Pool

  • She stood wilfully swaying a branch of the tendrilled arbor, and, he subtly felt, so dissatisfied with herself for her temporary disloyalty that she felt alien to them both: Marshby because she had wronged him by admitting another man to this intimate knowledge of him, and the other man for being her accomplice.

    Different Girls

  • She straightened -- her arms swept out and the writhing vine, with its tendrilled heads of ruby bloom, five flames of misty incandescence, leaped into the faces of the soldiers now close upon us.

    The Moon Pool

  • The shade of the tendrilled creeper steals into a room and lies along the floor, an emissary from the plant outside that peers in but cannot enter.

    The Spring of Joy: A Little Book of Healing

  • Hers fell, and her head drooped down upon his breast, and -- as once before, at the cathedral -- an eloquent tide of crimson mounted from breast to throat, from cheek to tendrilled hair.

    Darkness and Dawn

  • Peace, therefore, to the souls of those dead directors, who, having only in mind their banking and engineering project, yet unconsciously wrought, nearly a century ago, so poetic a thing, and may their rest be lulled by such leafy murmurs and swaying of tendrilled shadows as all the day through stir and sway along the old canal!

    Vanishing Roads and Other Essays

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