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Further study of their chemistry revealed a tortuous journey that included several phases of cooling, crystalizing, heating, and remelting.
Wicker’s tortuous justification reflects the difficulty Republicans are having in finding a message to counter the popularity of the legislation.
Long, tortuous lines of light showed immense numbers of large fish darting about as if in consternation.
It is in threading these tortuous windings that many a fearless venturer has lost foot-hold and been utterly cast away.
A magnificent view is had from Sparrow Hill; the ascent is made by a steep and tortuous road.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
The river gradually became narrower and more tortuous as we approached its head waters.
This defile was extremely tortuous, and was never without water even in the low tides.
For the first time in a whole, cruel tortuous week he actually smiled his way into his morning nap.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Others, main arteries of a mysterious circulation, lengthened out in the rock in dark and tortuous fissures.
Meantime that intriguer had been making for himself a tortuous approach to royalty.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE

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