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wiry

adjective     /ˈwaɪə.ri/ US  /ˈwaɪr.i/
(of people and animals ) thin but strong , and often able to bend easily : He has a runner's wiry frame .Thin or slender (of people)Not fit and healthyNarrow and thin describes hair that is strong , thick , and rough to touch Thick, dense and heavyHair
(Definition of wiry adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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