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  • Sinewy graspers now emerged from the floor of the cell, positioning the frozen water bear in an active pose as if it had been caught midleap with its specialized tail.

    The Search For WondLa

  • Sinewy hands were at my throat and wrists, rank greased bodies were all about me, nightmare painted faces glared in the moonlight, and as I stretched my mouth to scream a handful of cloth was thrust into it and a binder whipped round my face.


  • Sinewy muscles tensed beneath his armpits as the otter got behind him and lifted.

    A Corridor in the Asylum

  • Sinewy necks, cold beneath their down, snapped in his fingers.

    ...And Nail

  • Sinewy muscle in the thighs suggest hours on the treadmill combined with a genetic jackpot.

    Leslie Goldman: A Little White Turtleneck...and a Smile

  • Sinewy and emaciated, with bones sticking through his skin like croquet mallets, he looks like he's auditioning for the insomniac zombie Christian Bale played in The Machinist.

    Bobby Short King of Pop

  • Sinewy, hard-muscled forearms, each with three slender digits and a long opposed thumb, hung past his knees.

    Genellan- Planetfall

  • Sinewy hands brandished knives and garrotes, silent weapons of the unseen assassin.

    Tentacles Of Evil

  • Sinewy naked arms pinioned him, fierce brown hawk-like faces snarled at him.

    The Bloody Crown of Conan

  • Sinewy muscles stood out along his neck and jaw, ready to contort his face into a scowl or a hard smile, depending on circumstances.

    Excerpt: Dune: House Atreides by Brian Herbert


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