verb (used without object), ser·pen·tined, ser·pen·tin·ing.
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Words nearby serpentine
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Example sentences from the Web for serpentine
Most of the time, the three-hour, serpentine drive to Jalalabad is gorgeous and calm, though attacks can happen.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he tells their story in a voyeuristic way, to make this one of the most troubling and serpentine novel of the year.
It's not just about the wild serpentine forms that Schiavone borrowed from Mannerist painters based further south.
Lynch nods indulgently as Brand launches into an epic, serpentine definition of the benefits of TM.David Lynch Discusses Transcendental Meditation in Los Angeles|Sean Macaulay|April 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the park you will also find the Serpentine, a lake in which people boat or swim (depending on the time of year).
In this locality the original rock is a peridotite, relatively low in nickel, which has been altered to serpentine.The Economic Aspect of Geology|C. K. Leith
That which was once the serpentine walk is now in a state of transformation, and is already become as woody as the rest.The Works of William Cowper|William Cowper
He felt sick with horror in that neighbourhood, and he moved away, and stood staring across the Serpentine.Tongues of Conscience|Robert Smythe Hichens
The road through the farm up to the house is serpentine, and planted with dying shrubs.Early Western Travels, 1748-1846, Volume XII|William Faux
One single clump of green trees raised their heads at the extremity of Serpentine Peninsula.The Secret of the Island|W.H.G. Kingston (translation from Jules Verne)