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Synonyms for slinky


Synonyms for slinky

so slow, deliberate, and secret as to escape observation

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With his lucent tricoloured wings and the Botticelli-like puff of his robe, the angel of Schnorr's Annunciation is a dandy amongst his kind, but approaches the Virgin without aplomb, shyly carrying a sheaf of lilies which will replace the roses and asters in her slinkily painted vase.
As soon as supermodel Naomi Campbell stepped slinkily on to the catwalk, it was obvious Donatella was a smash- hit, with rapturous applause greeting every outfit.
Penn makes a quick buck and runs off with slinkily sexy Jennifer Lopez.
Ashford is more than capable of executing the results himself--as he proved at the audition by dropping to the floor face-up, his upper body supported by his palms and forearms, and then lifting his hips, crossing one leg over the other and shaking his booty slinkily from side to side, in order to demonstrate that the tighter the knees are when the legs are crossed, the better the hip movement will look.
There is also a lot of rolling about on the floor while the dance itself can be jerky and energetic or slinkily intoxicating.
He spent a lot of time slinking about (as slinkily as an animal of his proportions is able) round and round the rabbit run, wondering how to get to the food.
But behind the big hats, big hair and bigger shoulder pads lay some exquisite tailoring and slinkily sexy dresses.
Zeta-Jones, who is very much Hollywood royalty these days, purrs and pouts to perfection as Marilyn slinkily slips into the sexiest thing she knows - a rich man's bank account.
Among the stand-outs: Lori Barber, embodying a bass fiddle brought slinkily to life in ``Harlem Nocturn'' and playing a heartbroken third wheel in ``Blues in the Night.
There is a kind of unforced, alert, yet slinkily relaxed energy about him.
Weisz is slinkily seductive, appearing to play off all sides and a somewhat grizzled Garcia is decidedly eccentric.
His Mimi, the fabulous young Colombian soprano Juanita Lascarro, looked gorgeous (but never looked very ill, and far too slinkily dressed) and sang even more so.