Thesaurus / tortuous

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The road was tortuous, and at every turn the scene became more picturesque.

The Bible in SpainGeorge Borrow

The distance would probably be greater by the tortuous bayous through which this new route would carry us.

Everywhere, dim and tortuous corridors led to cells like the one he had just left.

We soon found that it was to be a long and tortuous business, calling for all the patience that we had at command.

Savage IslandBasil C. Thomson

At the command, each vessel began to pursue a tortuous spiral path.

Spacehounds of IPCEdward Elmer Smith

Here was a man after his own heart—a tortuous and indirect person playing a hidden game.

KimRudyard Kipling

In the oldest parts of the city the streets are tortuous and narrow.

Cathedral Cities of ItalyWilliam Wiehe Collins

Here the steep ramparts were divided by a tortuous cleft, which wound back with many cross fissures deep into the desert.

The Bible StoryRev. Newton Marshall Hall

Two miles, perhaps three, it wound its tortuous way down the mountain.

The Street of Seven StarsMary Roberts Rinehart

In the direction of the Kentucky cavern, the passage is tortuous, and often contracts to a narrow crevice.

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