Origin of tendril
OTHER WORDS FROM tendrilten·dril·lar, ten·dril·ous, adjectiveten·dril·ly, adjective
Words nearby tendril
How to use tendril in a sentence
Their tendrils, which usually move in all directions as they slowly feel their way through their surroundings to find supporting structures to grow on, stopped searching and started to spiral on the spot.Plants Feel Pain and Might Even See - Issue 104: Harmony|Peter Wohlleben|July 21, 2021|Nautilus
They could have admired the ruby tendrils of Plagiomnium insigne, or gazed upon the tiny beards of Racomitrium canescens.
Herndon’s point is specifically that Juneteenth emerged at a moment when discussion of the tendrils of slavery is being curtailed.
Of course, it will take more than a few lectures to address centuries-old disparities in medical care, particularly because systemic racism has so many tendrils.How U.S. Medical Schools Are Training a Post-Pandemic Generation of Doctors|Jamie Ducharme|November 24, 2020|Time
In further analyses, the team found layers of tissue wrapped around tendrils in the brain tissue.These human nerve cell tendrils turned to glass nearly 2,000 years ago|Laura Sanders|October 30, 2020|Science News
One woman is focused intently on wrapping and unwrapping a tendril of hair around her finger.If Porn Isn’t Art, Does It Still Have a Right to Exist?|Michael Stabile|May 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The palpi of the male are in this species each provided with a spiral screw resembling the tendril of a vine.
At last he freed himself from the vine, but a tendril still clung to his horns like a crown of green.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
For answer, Menotah snatched a long tendril of bright green from a neighbouring bush.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
Something of this farm struck a tendril into my heart which neither time nor distance could break.The Affable Stranger|Peter McArthur
But there was something odd—Dalgard brushed aside a tendril of weed which cut his line of vision and so was able to see clearly.Star Born|Andre Norton