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  • a  of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong
  • s  forming viscous or glutinous threads
  • s  (British informal) very poor in quality

  • I spend my final day in the city lounging at another cluttered teahouse, chewing ropy strips of yak jerky that's sold at spotless new supermarkets in flavors like Sichuan mala spice .
  • McGregor, with his ropy slimness and Scots accent, looks to be attempting to channel early Sean Connery (including the line "Something big just came up," from an early James Bond .
  • Some of Munch's paintings notably The Scream, 1893, with its genderless homunculus squalling in loneliness on a bridge against the thick ropy sky of eveningare among the .
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  • Rodeo kicks off in Salinas
    SALINAS — Glen Clark is a mountain of a man, standing at least 6 feet, four inches tall and carrying some 200 pounds of ropy muscle.
    July 20, 2013 - Register Pajaronian

  • Chrissie Hynde in Washington Post
    You hear how flat I sing, and how ropy my vocals are, but you're getting the real deal there,said Hynde, who considers herself more of bandleader than a proper musician. "Nothing's been fixed. Nothing's been patched up."

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