Word usage examples
He pressed her up against the adobe wall and held her there with the length of his hard, sinewy body.
The black man towered above the white, but even his magnificent proportions could not overshadow the sinewy physique of the pirate.
As usual, they were a mix of all races, though with a distinct Asian and African cast, here: Ethiops dark as night and brawny Nubians even darker, and fiat-faced fair-skinned Circassians and Avars and other sinewy northern folk, and some who might have been Persians or Indians, and even a sullen yellow-haired man who could have been a Briton or Teuton.
His sinewy arms gripped her hard, firm warm young flesh tight and fatless over patrician bones.
If you had seen those hardy and sinewy Frenchmen gliding in the dusk of evening from cottage to cottage, passing the word that the Americans had arrived, saying airy things and pinching one another as they met and hurried on, you would have thought something very amusing and wholly jocund was in preparation for the people of Vincennes.
Everything about the sick man felt jointless, muscles gone to jelly in a sinewy body where nothing but cabled strength should reside.
Saxon, and reaching out a long sinewy arm he seized the loquacious clerk by the lappet of his gown, and shook him until his long sword clattered again.
Sulu said, punching an octal code into his programmer with rapid strokes of his sinewy fingers.
Her cry of despair was cut off as Rud sprang forward, one hard, sinewy arm catching her about the rib cage.
Tall, sinewy works, these statues in metalline crystals rose many miles into the hot air, filling it with grace and strange, almost startling beauty.