flexuous, treacherous, straight, indirect, winding, anfractuous, meandrous, curving, snakelike, twisted, curved, tortuous, serpentine, repetition, sinuous, winding.
cunning (part of speech: adjective)
We call him Eely, because he's such a lanky, thin, snaky
- "Burr Junior", G. Manville Fenn.
Bob's riata whirled, shot out its snaky
length, and his trained horse braced himself skillfully to the black's weight on the rope.
- "When A Man's A Man", Harold Bell Wright.
Seen has she virulent days of heat in flood; The sly Persuader snaky
in his blood; With her the barren Huntress alternate; His rough refractory off on kicking heels To rear; the man dragged rearward, shamed, amazed; And as a torrent stream where cattle grazed, His tumbled world.
- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.