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Synonyms for curlicue

a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

a short twisting line


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The Curlicue and Hairpin restaurant chairs start at $118 apiece, but shoppers can save over $40 per chair when they order in bulk at www.
Miller donned pink ears, a pig snout and pinned a pink curlicue to his pants.
Maybe that's why many of the deepest weirdos, independent musicians, have pulled back from band shirts and gotten simple, changing garish curlicue logos and embellished silkscreen for buttondowns.
to connect even further with viewers": During a photo shoot, the words "Photo Shoot" appear on screen in her curlicue scrawl.
In Sustainable Connections' third floor, pear-colored office in the Bellingham Towers building, boxes of coupon books overflow and plant vines curlicue down eggplant- and orange-painted window frames (the recycled version of cubicle walls).
While he displays the easy shorthand--a flick here, a curlicue there--of the longtime illustrator, he is clearly stumped by the formal matter of recession into space.
Actors Curlicue and Doodle interact with little ones as they arrive, helping them to relax, and involve them fully in the play.
There are loads of designs to choose from, including cutout dots and stripes, delicate curlicue designs and coloured inserts (like the ones above, which have been used to create a colour leaded effect).
And after a few rousing laps around the stage to the theme from the old TV show Hawaii 5-0, one woman had a brief curlicue of a solo to end the delightful proceedings.
Beside the Dunkin' Donuts is a holdout, an old, frame house with its name--Early Bird Cafe--written in curlicue script on the glass.
It's difficult not to embellish, to add a little curlicue here, a flourish there.
Best known for Spiral Jetty, a monumental curlicue of basalt extending into Utah's Great Salt Lake, Smithson was a radical who enjoyed musing on nature and the cosmos.
The curlicue fluorescent tubing rising from the base gives the bulb the look of an electric Dairy Queen cone.
In MPNST, tumor cells are able to form variable arrangements, such as whorl, curlicue, or nuclear palisading formations, and are, therefore, difficult to distinguish from GISTs.