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Word: willowy

Definition: flexible; pliant; slender; CF. willow


Sentences Containing 'willowy'

At age fourteen, Werbowy was 5'11", willowy and sporting braces.
Monardella linoides is a species of flowering plant in the mint family known by the common names flaxleaf monardella and willowy monardella. It is native to southern California and adjacent sections of Nevada, Arizona, and Baja California, where it grows in many types of habitat from desert flats to subalpine forests, including in the Sierra Nevada and Mojave Desert.

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