winding


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Synonyms for winding

Synonyms for winding

repeatedly curving in alternate directions

Synonyms for winding

the act of winding or twisting

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marked by repeated turns and bends

of a path e.g.

References in classic literature ?
At the end of an hour we saw a far-away town sleeping in a valley by a winding river; and beyond it on a hill, a vast gray fortress, with towers and turrets, the first I had ever seen out of a picture.
There is no pleasanter place for such a meal than a raft that is gliding down the winding Neckar past green meadows and wooded hills, and slumbering villages, and craggy heights graced with crumbling towers and battlements.
We went winding in and out amongst the trees, and sometimes the vines hung so thick we had to back away and go some other way.
He followed its winding course, first to the right, then to the left, Huck at his heels.
After winding along it for more than a mile, they reached their own house.
My attention was now called off by Miss Smith desiring me to hold a skein of thread: while she was winding it, she talked to me from time to time, asking whether I had ever been at school before, whether I could mark, stitch, knit, &c.
They sat together in a window whose lattice lay back against the wall, and displayed, beyond the garden trees, and the wild green park, the valley of Gimmerton, with a long line of mist winding nearly to its top (for very soon after you pass the chapel, as you may have noticed, the sough that runs from the marshes joins a beck which follows the bend of the glen).