OTHER WORDS FROM sinewysin·ew·i·ness, nounun·sin·ew·y, adjective
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How to use sinewy in a sentence
It’s easy to picture proteins as the meaty, sinewy chicken wing I’m biting into as I type this sentence.Protein-Designing AI Opens Door to Medicines Humans Couldn’t Dream Up|Shelly Fan|July 26, 2022|Singularity Hub
Jane Campion’s gorgeous, sinewy western, based on Thomas Savage’s 1967 novel, is a movie as big as the open sky—but also one where human emotions are distinctly visible, as fine and sharp as a blade of grass.
The best time to see it is on a sunny day when the light filters through the tall windows and illuminates its sinewy contours.Rodin, a Cadaver, and the Scandal That Nearly Derailed Him|Erin Zaleski|November 19, 2021|The Daily Beast
It was the only thing I knew him by, as a 9-year-old, in 1996, staring up at his sinewy 6 ft.
The practice isn’t confined to the crape myrtle, but there is something about the tree’s smooth, sinewy bark that invites a chop.It’s tree-pruning season. Here’s how to do it without resorting to ‘crape murder.’|Adrian Higgins|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
His flesh is sagging a bit, but he is still trim and looks lean, sinewy and tough.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A sinewy woman emerges, stepping out onto the gray city sidewalk.The Making of Kiesza: From Navy Sharpshooter to Beauty Queen to Pop Diva|Marlow Stern|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Charles Ray has a suite of 15 ink-on-paper paintings in an adjacent room, depicting flowers with sinewy, rainbow-colored petals.
The sinewy muscles of his arms bunched together fiercely at his shoulder.
There was some talk, that maybe, just maybe, this sinewy kid would be a hell of a ticket asset.
“Fibrous” applies metaphorically to mental qualities; it means strong, sinewy—high talents, just below genius.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
His sinewy hands were clenched on his knees, and his moccasined feet crossed and uncrossed themselves as the hearing progressed.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
Tall and sinewy, their stern faces and flashing eyes proclaimed their courage.Three Sioux Scouts|Elmer Russell Gregor
I always pictured them stern bearded men, with brick-red faces and sinewy limbs.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
He was a quiet, rather untalkative man, lean and sinewy, sun and wind bitten.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath