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adjective as in knotted

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Russell Wilson’s middle finger on his right hand was gnarled after he appeared to hit it on the Rams’ Aaron Donald on a throw.

Wilson had the middle finger of his right hand gnarled when he appeared to hit his hand on Los Angeles Rams defensive star Aaron Donald on a third-quarter throw.

Due to the harsh environment, both trails are lined with twisted and gnarled trees.

Proceeding through the door you find yourself in the Grove of Spirits, a place of gnarled, leafless trees and muted daylight.

A massive tree encountered on a trip to Peru inspired another piece, a 3-D-printed sculpture of the organism’s gnarled root structure.

I was taken into one by Maurice, a gnarled old Vietnam vet in a wooly hat.

Hard-caught game gets something feral and gnarled—Côte-Rôtie or a leathery Hermitage.

What was distinct as the visitors turned away from the inscribed edges of the pools was the lone gnarled tree.

The knots were so plentiful that the thread stood up like a gnarled flagpole.

The young who are not gnarled and knocked around by the old fights are tired of the overtones of special pleading.

The gnarled hands shut up into clenched fists, and the feeble voice trailed off in an agonized moan.

The Dark One threw down the mountains, gnarled the forests, and bent the rivers which his brother had made.

You can really trim an old apple tree into a thing of gnarled power and quaint charm by a little care.

They sat on the turf, with a gnarled old apple tree rustling above them.

She saw before her two bright-coloured hammocks fastened to the gnarled trunks of some orange-trees.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gnarled, such as: contorted, crooked, deformed, gnarly, twisted, and wrinkled.

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