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tall, thin, and awkwardly built

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tall and thin and having long slender limbs

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tall and thin

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Ausherman has a lankier build in the mold of San Francisco 49ers punter Andy Lee, whom Ausherman watches film of when he's struggling.
Unlike brown and black bears, sloth bears have lankier builds, long shaggy coats that form a mane around the face, long sickle shaped claws and a specially adapted lower lip and palate used for sucking insects.
Cushman & Wakefield announced that Lankier Siffert & Wohl LLP, a top NY law firm, has renewed and expanded its lease at 500 Fifth Avenue, located at the corner of 42nd Street in Bryant Park.
The Mohasci brothers--director Janos, a stocky, disheveled fellow, and his lankier coauthor Istvan--were on hand at another forum for an occasionally heated conversation about the National's epic We Live Once, which German critic Thomas Irmer tellingly capsulized as "a fairy tale that shows the nightmare of history still at work in the minds of the people." Janos Mohasci elaborated on the thought: "Our history is a construction, a tale, and it is the task of us to create it, whether we glorify it or not.
Comfort is supreme for both rider and pillion and an improvement on the old Norge, although the lankier testers complained of a lack of leg room, a consequence of the lowered seat.
His walk was lankier, his face broader and more sharply defined than before.
rex's earliest ancestors were lankier, with long arms, small heads and a simpler foot.
Like a lankier Richard Ashcroft, he reads short bursts of punk poetry between songs.
Aged 35, there is a distinct resemblance to Bernard Shaw; in his sixties and seventies he looks more like a lankier version of Sigmund Freud, with just a hint of Leon Trotsky.
Lankier drivers will love the higher-set chairs, and the all-round view is quite good, although the chunky, steeply-raked A-pillar does intrude on forward-to-side vision a little.
Longer, lankier dancers tend to be hyper-mobile; shorter, more compact dancers tend to have greater core strength.
I have always been thinner, taller and lankier and kind of dorky looking, so I never really loved that.
During the Pleistocene, a larger, lankier jaguar was widespread over much of what is now the contiguous U.S.
Lankier and a bit more taciturn than one remembers the president, Greenwood folds his arms a lot and affects other gestures with his hands and wrists.
Givens went back to Thorson's design of Max Hare and came up with the lankier, more erect version of Bugs that is closer to the Bugs we all love today.