The sails looked gray and brittle as they heaved the heavy stone along.
Her face might have been made of glass, it looked so brittle.
But it looked ridiculously thin and brittle, and the human mind was able to take only so many things on trust.
She looked brittle, as if she might crack at any second.
Her long blond curls looked brittle and stiff, like the artificial hair on a child's doll.
Dry hair looks brittle and feels "crunchy" to the touch.
Close up, the tree looked dry and brittle.
It looked very old and quite brittle, written in Greek in a fine hand.
They'd looked brittle enough yesterday and at 40 below they could break.
She'd sprayed her blond hair, and it looked brittle.