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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling an eel in being long and thin and sinuous.

Usage examples (5)
  • The narrow, eellike head reached out of the wave wall and snapped at it viciously, teeth grinding on the sharp metal.
  • On closer inspection she saw that it wasn't hair but a migrating colony of eellike creatures that were parasitic on the creature's back.
  • Precious-metals miners become trapped on the ocean floor with an eellike genetic alteration.
  • It's easy to see how an eellike fish could swim into the wide end of this cone, push through the movable strips and not be able to swim back out. for more
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