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Word: angular

Definition: sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner


Sentences Containing 'angular'

A continual interruption in the flow of lines, and a harsh jarring of one against another in an angular, jagged fashion, produces a feeling of terror and horror.
The small and angular head of this man, his white hair and thick gray mustaches, caused him to be easily recognized by Baptistin, who had received an exact description of the expected visitor, and who was awaiting him in the hall.
On one occasion Malm saw a young fish raise and depress the lower eye through an angular distance of about seventy degrees.
Once more the little room, with its open corner cupboard, and its square-backed chairs, and its angular little staircase leading to the room above, and its three peacock's feathers displayed over the mantelpiece--I remember wondering when I first went in, what that peacock would have thought if he had known what his finery was doomed to come to--fades from before me, and I nod, and sleep.
he exclaimed, with a sickly, angular contortion of himself.
This fin is some three or four feet long, growing vertically from the hinder part of the back, of an angular shape, and with a very sharp pointed end.
The wooden reel and angular log attached hung, long untouched, just beneath the railing of the after bulwarks.
The Manxman took the reel, and holding it high up, by the projecting handle-ends of the spindle, round which the spool of line revolved, so stood with the angular log hanging downwards, till Ahab advanced to him.
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