Definitions

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  • adj. Without tendrils.

Etymologies

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tendril +‎ -less

Examples

  • When the head of the human secret police discovers that the President is actually a slan, arresting him and Jommy Cross gives the tendrilless slan group freedom to act unopposed.

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  • The tendrilless have control of Earth, and Jommy and company turn to his shotgun packing granny for help, hoping to find some allies.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Jim Baen's Universe 05 - Eric Flint

  • It isn't good for the older generation in this book, as the hunt for Jommy and the tendrilless realisation that further true slans are being born, no matter what they do.

    Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror: Jim Baen's Universe 06 - Eric Flint

  • He had two, the same as us, but in that tendrilless, weirdly convoluted visage their blindness glimmered white around blue ... blue.

    Explorations

  • And he didn't want to destroy the ship because he didn't want to kill the tendrilless slans who were in it.

    Slan

  • For the second time, he clicked on his tendrilless slan radio; and this time a man's voice broke into the car:

    Slan

  • 'It was the palpable weakness of the silver ship that convinced the tendrilless slans.

    Slan

  • Scores of nights during these past six years he had watched the spaceships soar up from the building in the tendrilless slan Air Center.

    Slan

  • True slans with the human beings, who knew not of their masters, against the tendrilless slans who, in spite of their brilliant, far-flung organization, had never guessed the truth behind the mystery.

    Slan

  • During those years, he watched the tendrilless slans cautiously from a distance.

    Slan

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