(1) Quaid has the lean, ropy physique of a lifelong athlete.(2) It was somewhere we had visited on art college trips where, apart from the odd art gallery, the only Parisian experience we had was stumbling back through the red light district to our ropy hotel.(3) The graphics are at times ropy , but the animation is great, and the feeling of being in the world - albeit a linear, defined world - is very well realised.(4) As I balanced atop a trapeze of ropy branches ten feet above the boggy ground, my pack suddenly slipped over my head and I plunged forward.(5) Glossy leaves hung from dipping boughs, and thick, ropy vines crept up massive, strong trees.(6) Only a handful of tracks are sung in rather ropy English.(7) Their long hair was thick and ropy , hanging partway down their broad backs.(8) My sodden hair clings in ropy hanks to my body.(9) The arms connected to those hands were covered in ropy muscle all the way up to the broad shoulders.(10) His arms are ropy with muscle, shaved smooth, veins braiding down to his wrists.(11) Derek Jarman is of course known for the mainly ropy , occasionally great films he made.(12) It's always being thought that staff from failed e-commerce ventures had gained marketable experience, however ropy the business plan of the firms they worked for was.(13) Jobs kicked off his spiel with the admission that the last seven months had been pretty ropy for the manufacturer.(14) But they were strong, too, he could tell by the ropy muscles that flexed underneath their skin.(15) The spindle cell areas showed extensive sclerosis with ropy , thick, osteoid-like collagen and microcalcifications.(16) The accent on fighting is perhaps overplayed given the slight ropiness of the fighting system.