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Definition of Snakiness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Snakiness
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1. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1867)
"... next, that he can't live and lie at the same time, — that he can't live unless he keeps his ingenuity under, and his cunning and snakiness in general. ..."
2. Birds in Their Relations to Man: A Manual of Economic Ornithology for the by Clarence Moores Weed, Ned Dearborn (1903)
"... head remains in sight, when its apparent snakiness is startling. It feeds on a great variety of fish, frogs, lizards, crawfish, leeches, shrimps, ..."
3. Birds in Their Relations to Man: A Manual of Economic Ornithology for the by Clarence Moores Weed, Ned Dearborn (1903)
"... to swim at any degree of submergence, from high floating to such a depth that only the head remains in sight, when its apparent snakiness is startling. ..."
4. Modern Dancing by Vernon Castle, Irene Castle (1914)
"You will remember, too, the tight snakiness of the hobble-skirt and the hats that were shaped like peach-baskets. All women will recall them because all ..."
5. The United Service (1885)
"... and yet it was all so soft and fine and silky as to bar even the suggestion of Medusa snakiness. The complexion was pure and white and opal-tinted, ..."
6. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1900)
"There was a snakiness in the very look of the place, and I could almost feel the delightful thrill in my nerves invariably experienced at the sight of a ..."