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The design — knotty pine floors, swirling ceiling fans, touches of pale blue — strikes just the right tone without screaming “CRAB HOUSE.”
GET YOUR MARYLAND CRAB FIX AT THE POINT CRAB HOUSE, ALONG WITH ACE SERVICE AND A WATER VIEWTOM SIETSEMAMAY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Inside, you’ll get knotty pine walls and a renovated farm-style kitchen.
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It involved a geometric object called the amplituhedron that had been proposed as the answer to one of the knottiest problems in physics.
A MATHEMATICIAN’S UNANTICIPATED JOURNEY THROUGH THE PHYSICAL WORLDKEVIN HARTNETTDECEMBER 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Nebraska just lost a knotty one at Iowa and complained its center struggled with snaps because of clapping from the Iowa sideline.
ONCE OBVIOUS AND THRILLING, THREE COLLEGE FOOTBALL COACHING HIRES HAVE LOST THEIR LUSTERCHUCK CULPEPPERNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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THE FUTURE OF MOBILE AICASEY SULLIVANOCTOBER 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Our nicely worked out system for supplying the troops has in a moment been tangled up into a hundred knotty problems.
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The Cuban debts and the future of the Philippines were really the knotty points in the entire debate.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
De Robeck and Keyes came over from the Triad to unravel knotty points.
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His envoys had proposed to refer the knotty point to the decision of His Holiness; but 'this they absolutely declined.'
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Landy Spencer drummed his knotty fingers on the armchair and looked thoughtfully at the old Nestor seated at his fireside.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
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WORDS RELATED TO KNOTTY

  • Gordian
  • byzantine
  • complex
  • confusing
  • convoluted
  • difficult
  • elaborate
  • high-tech
  • intricate
  • knotty
  • labyrinthine
  • mazy
  • muddled
  • sophisticated
  • tangled
  • tortuous
  • winding
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