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1. spindle-shaped

adjective. tapering at each end.

Synonyms

  • cigar-shaped
  • fusiform

Antonyms

  • rounded
  • dull
  • indirect

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2. spindle-shanked

adjective. having long slender legs.

Synonyms

  • thin
  • spindle-legged

Antonyms

  • endomorphic
  • mesomorphic
  • straighten

3. spindle-legged

adjective. having long slender legs.

Synonyms

  • thin
  • spindle-shanked

Antonyms

  • endomorphic
  • mesomorphic
  • straighten

4. wedge-shaped

adjective. (of a leaf shape) narrowly triangular, wider at the apex and tapering toward the base.

Synonyms

  • unsubdivided
  • simple

Antonyms

  • rough
  • complex
  • difficult

5. spindle

noun. ['ˈspɪndəl'] (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle.

Synonyms

  • fiber

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • irresponsibility

Etymology

  • spinel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. spindle

noun. ['ˈspɪndəl'] a stick or pin used to twist the yarn in spinning.

Synonyms

  • stick
  • spinning frame

Antonyms

  • detach
  • unfasten
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • spinel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. spindle

noun. ['ˈspɪndəl'] a piece of wood that has been turned on a lathe; used as a baluster, chair leg, etc..

Synonyms

  • wood

Antonyms

  • black
  • white

Etymology

  • spinel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. spindle

noun. ['ˈspɪndəl'] any holding device consisting of a rigid, sharp-pointed object.

Synonyms

  • spike

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • pull

Etymology

  • spinel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. spindle

noun. ['ˈspɪndəl'] any of various rotating shafts that serve as axes for larger rotating parts.

Synonyms

  • shaft
  • drive
  • mandril
  • arbor
  • mandrel

Antonyms

  • move
  • fall
  • decrease
  • disassemble

Etymology

  • spinel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. shaped

adjective. ['ˈʃeɪpt'] shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort).

Synonyms

  • wrought
  • molded

Antonyms

  • amorphous
  • formless
  • unshaped
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