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adjective as in complicated

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Following in their footsteps, however, has been a convoluted journey, one in which education became his first post-college occupation.

From Ozy

Samsung is using a double-folded lens inside that bounces light around in a convoluted pattern to change the field of view.

By contrast, the journey associated with making the first purchase — especially considered, big-ticket purchases — remains relatively convoluted and opaque.

From Digiday

While that might not seem relevant, the vision to bring transparency to consumers is the connecting line, the mission being to provide access to siloed data and knowledge to previously convoluted industries.

Part of an occasional seriesFootball pass coverages sometimes are convoluted and other times are misunderstood.

“The kill-chain is very convoluted,” one combat-experienced Air Force A-10 Warthog pilot told The Daily Beast.

Which is why his efforts to justify his rabid consumption of football wind up feeling so slippery and convoluted.

The legal path for the Tea Party candidate to take the fight to the courts though is still somewhat convoluted.

The House Republicans made headlines Thursday with their convoluted immigration plan.

And so even the greatest TV series tend to be bogged down by endless—and endlessly convoluted—second acts.

It is large in the anthropoid apes, especially in the orang, in which it is very long and spirally convoluted.

Sometimes it rolled sullenly, and convoluted in oily surges beneath its coverlid of snow, like a bed of monstrous serpents.

You call a cigar a "convoluted weed," and so on, you know; that passes for facetiousness.

The female is more brightly coloured than the male, and has a convoluted trachea, elsewhere a masculine character.

While the convoluted intestines are like the roots of a tree, absorbing nurture for it from environment.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to convoluted, such as: intricate, labyrinthine, perplexing, puzzling, tangled, and tortuous.

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