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rangy

a term describing conformation; generally a light frame with long body and legs.
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The "Notation" exhibition was an even rangier project, its lessons both more private and wider in scope.
There were two types: the North Wales strain, sturdy and stocky, and the rangier South Walian.
Rangier and more dazzling--visually and conceptually--than anything Medem has tried before, the movie unfortunately lets the chaos of the title permeate its second half.
The third had sandy hair, was slightly taller, about six foot two or three, with a rangier build, blue eyes and a great smile.
VN, Aug 1966-67 with 81mm mortars atchd to Kilo Co, 3rd Bn, 5th Mar Regt, 1st Mar Div--Seeking anyone who served to contact me as soon as possible to substantiate claim--David Rangier, PO Box 1254, Melrose, FL 32666; (352) 475-9558.
Chunkier, less complex cores will show lower scrap rates than complex, rangier cores, so a good scrap rate for one core may not be good for another.
While similar in weight, with adult male bobcats averaging about 28 pounds and lynx slightly less, the lynx is taller and rangier than the bobcat.
Degas's preparations for the Little Dancer ranged from an eloquent nude sculpture, more attenuated and rangier than the larger, slightly later, clothed and bewigged version, to a truly dazzling series of drawings of Marie van Goethem both nude and clothed.
A rangier, more adventurous approach may be needed to dramatize adequately how millions of Americans came to question not only their nation's longest war, but previously unquestioned aspects of their entire society and history.
Its rangier habit makes it better suited for big gardens as a screen, espalier, or single showoff plant.