How to use "prehensile" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "prehensile" in popular movie and book plots

  • Xavier brings Lehnsherr to Division X, where they meet young scientist Hank McCoy, a mutant with prehensile feet, who believes Raven's DNA may provide a "cure" for their appearance.  - X-Men: First Class
  • The humans are enshrined in legends as having been the ones who gave the Morph prehensile hands, mouths capable of speech, and the ability to think and feel, but the Morph have very little understanding of their long-lost forebears, who exist now only in stories, ruins and a few technological relics.  - Inherit the Earth
  • Many people are able to use their longer, prehensile toes as another set of fingers.  - The Integral Trees
  • The alien Fithp resemble man-sized elephants with multiple prehensile trunks.  - Footfall
  • Julia turned over Tad and demands her reward, but Stauf dissolved her with his own bile, and then lashed out at Tad with a long, prehensile tongue to prevent him from escaping.  - The 7th Guest
  • Akiha can manipulate her hair in as if it was prehensile and she can drain the life force out of anything her hair is in contact with, which creates a burning effect on the object.  - Tsukihime
  • Ape clothing matches that of modern Earth humans, except that the apes wear gloves instead of shoes on their prehensile feet.  - Planet of the Apes (novel)

Meaning of "prehensile" in English

  • immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
    - casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields
    - a grasping old miser
    - grasping commercialism
    - greedy for money and power
    - grew richer and greedier
    - prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees
  • adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object
  • having a keen intellect

Meaning of "prehensile" in Hindi

  • लालची ( Lalachi, laalachee)
  • परिग्राही ( Parigrahi, parigrahee)
  • परिग्राही
  • लोभी ( Lobhi, lobhee)

Synonyms of "prehensile"

  • greedy
  • grabby
  • covetous
  • avaricious
  • grasping

Antonyms of "prehensile"

  • nonprehensile

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