Examples of willowy in a Sentence
the rattan's stems are split into willowy staves that are woven together to produce exquisite baskets
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And Mara is perfectly cast as the girl who's been left behind; even the willowy curve of her neck suggests a quiet thoughtfulness.
The owner thoughtfully decided to augment the flexible flyer with a hefty cage, lest the willowy German twist itself into a Rennsport Rennpretzel.
Another Thing: Stark Stem Holders For his 2014 series of photographs, ‘‘Postures,’’ the Swedish artist Carl Kleiner used brass-wire posts to manipulate the long, willowy stems of tulips, freezing them in poses of melancholy, human-like repose.
Bands such as Yes and ELP were known for mashing up classical and rock music for their sound and for elaborate, theatrical stage shows, replete with willowy, wizardly outfits, spinning pianos and other grand gestures.
Naomi, a willowy dancer, was on stage draped in red and black lingerie, with high-heeled shoes decorated in fringe.
Filling the roles of barefoot evangelist, séance leader, pianist, vocalist and stand-up memoirist, this willowy reed of a performer lends new credence to the term charismatic Christianity.
No average-size woman will ever look as good in the clothes as a beautiful, young, willowy model.
Prince Harry — who has been known to date willowy blondes including Cressida Bonas and Chelsy Davy — and Markle, 35, began dating last year.
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First Known Use of willowy
Synonymsbendy [chiefly British], flexible, limber, lissome (also lissom), lithe, lithesome, pliable, pliant, supple
Antonymsinflexible, rigid, stiff, stiffened
Related Wordsadaptable, ductile, elastic, fluid, kneadable, malleable, modifiable, plastic, variable, yielding; droopy, flaccid, floppy, limp; semiflexible
Near Antonymsinelastic, nonmalleable, unyielding; breakable, brittle, fragile
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