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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 touchThick, dense and heavyHair
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