But even paranoid melodramatic self-aggrandizers sniff out nefarious and tentacular plots from time to time.
I spent years writing a novel in which three characters get pulled into an elaborate and tentacular conspiracy.
Initial charges against Sarkozy in that tentacular Bettencourt case had been dropped.
I have curtailed it in order not to interfere with the representation of the lower lip and tentacular muco-cartilages.
tentacular -um: retractile processes on the larvae of Lepidoptera.
The rate of transmission of tentacular waves is only one-half that of contraction-waves, viz.
Upon the edge of this flap all the way around may occur a row of cilia, or tentacular processes.
Antenn, tentacular cirri and notocirri banded at base and distally with black.
In Cheiroteuthis itself the tentacular arms are very long and slender, and are not capable of retraction into pockets.
The mouth is surrounded by tentacles, or by tentacular folds, and is at the base of the proboscis.
1762, from Modern Latin tentaculum "feeler," from Latin tentare "to feel, try" (variant of temptare "to feel, try, test") + -culum, diminutive suffix.
tentacle ten·ta·cle (těn'tə-kəl)
An elongated, flexible, unsegmented extension, as one of those surrounding the mouth or oral cavity of the squid, used for feeling, grasping, or locomotion.