Sentence Examples


  • The hump (or humps) varies in size according to the condition of the animal, becoming small and flaccid after hard work and poor diet.
  • On stimulation these cells part with their water, the lower side of the organ becomes flaccid and the weight of the leaf causes it to fall.
  • The first is flaccid and sluggish in its movements, and has not much power of contraction; its epipodial lobes are enormously developed and extend far forward along the body; it gives out when handled an abundance of purple liquid, which is derived from cutaneous glands situated on the under side of the free edge of the mantle.
  • Cut plants are allowed to wilt, or become flaccid, before removal from the field, to prevent injury to the turgid leaves.
  • Since Prince Andrew had last seen him Kutuzov had grown still more corpulent, flaccid, and fat.

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