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serpentine1

ser·pen·tine1

serpentine1

 
pronunciation:
suhr pn tin [or] suhr pn taIn
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a twisting form or movement; snakelike.
The unusual garden was surrounded by a serpentine fence.Its body wriggled in a serpentine fashion.
synonyms:
flexuous, sinuous, snaky
antonyms:
straight
similar words:
circuitous, undulating, vermicular, wavy, winding
definition 2: cunning and evasive; treacherous; untrustworthy.
Her response to the question was serpentine.
synonyms:
devious, sinuous
antonyms:
straightforward
similar words:
calculating, duplicitous, insidious, treacherous, wily
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