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sinuous

 [sin´u-us]
bending in and out; winding.

sinuous

(sĭn′ū-ŭs) [L. sinuosus, winding]
Winding; wavy; tortuous.
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She was the cynosure of all eyes as she employed sinuously calibrated movements to reflect the Noh esthetic, while Soto, as her counterweight, used more angular and quicker actions, but still retained the essential eastern flavor.
The Theatre Royal has been a regular stopping off point and tonight sees the return of The Car Man, a sinuously sexy show with a Carmen-inspired score and a steamy story of crime, passion and revenge.
She writes that such research must "leap across disciplinary divisions and shift deftly between archive and repertoire, all the while maneuvering sinuously between textual, analytical, historical, and embodied analyses" (12).
Modern, functional design that emphasises the beauty of the large areas of 8 mm tempered safety glass and reflects immense attention to details, with the new, sinuously styled, cushioned closure lifting hinges and the elegant chromed metal handle.
The malware's fanning spread through the network recalls the stealthy swoop of the black-clad gangsters of Mann's last movie, the John Dillinger thriller "Public Enemies,'' as they sinuously flowed across the marble floor of a Midwestern bank.
Sculpted of abstract oblongs that particularly recall the series of caryatids that Modigliani executed between 1912 and 1914 (Modigliani 2005, 105-114) and to a lesser extent the work of Matisse, Lin's figure paintings can be sinuously rhythmic and sensual, but their appeal, measured by the hundreds of thousands they fetch at auction, probably has more to do with their au courant integration of Chinese and Western elements, and with their bright, flat, forthright surfaces, which make them accessible and decorative.
The music needed to sit together as a whole, traversing the veneer of the 'perfect couple, perfect life ' without ever slipping into pastiche, while sinuously supporting their demise and the psychological study into the darker corners of the human condition.
The share of animal breeding in the structure of agricultural production registered a sinuously, but decreasing trend.
The film moves sinuously through the poet's psyche, scrambling the chronology of the events as he reflects on his period of imprisonment and on the parallel ordeal endured by Mina.
The view from the entrance to a New Jersey neo-Georgian doesn't lead to a clear vista to the rear; instead it's obscured by a winding stair that draws the dynamic of movement sinuously upwards.
Therefore, the insertion loss varies sinuously as the driving power is larger than 70 mW, which weakens the mode reflection and leading to the restoration of output power.
It will just dustily join other highly endorsed conclaves like the Bogra-Nehru meet in 1953, the Sind-Ts agreement in 1960 to settle a water dispute which flowed sinuously into two major conflicts, the 1966 Tashkent declaration, which saw an Indian PM die at the conference, the famous 1972 Shimla summit designed to end bitterness and ran out of breath, the Delhi, Lahore and Agra summits that led into the next century marked a little earlier by General Zia's "cricketlomacy" in Jodhpur with the Gilani and Zardari tete a tetes with Manmohan bringing us to the present sans any progress.