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Sentence count:71+3 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-04-03Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: ByzantineconvolutedinvolvedknottytangledtwistingtwistyvoluminouswindingSimilar words: virtuoustorturousfatuousunctuoussumptuousimpetuoustumultuousvoluptuousMeaning: ['tɔrtʃʊəs /'tɔː-]  adj. 1. highly complex or intricate 2. marked by repeated turns and bends 3. not straightforward. 
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1. He took a tortuous route through back streets.
2. Life is but a hard and tortuous journey.
3. The story without tortuous how can teach people to grow.
4. They walked through the tortuous streets of the old city.
5. They climbed along the tortuous mountain trail.
6. The only road access is a tortuous mountain route.
7. We have travelled a tortuous road.
8. The book begins with a long,[] tortuous introduction.
9. History follows a tortuous course.
10. I wrote tortuous essay for obscure journals.
11. Tortuous as the road of struggle is, our prospects are bright.
12. Never mind the tortuous explanation; tell me in plain English, are you coming or not?
13. His rather tortuous explanation seems to come to this.
14. It was a tortuous, switchback ride.
15. Your progress is slow and tortuous.
16. He climbed the dark, tortuous stairs heavily.
17. But it has been a tortuous and cumbersome journey.
18. The legal ramifications of the Hains case are tortuous.
19. After a tortuous argument, the standard-setters agreed to let banks value and disclose their intangible assets in their balance sheets as well.
20. The development of an idea is a tortuous process involving many outside influences.
21. Many of my guests have followed similarly tortuous paths before finding their true metier.
22. Once in the water the diving followed a tortuous corkscrewing route reaching a maximum depth of 34.5 metres.
23. After years of tortuous study, absurdly limited measures to break down the barriers between banks and brokers have been proposed.
24. It took six months of tortuous negotiations to reach an agreement.
25. They walked on, wandering through a warren of tortuous passageways where the noise and stench grasped Athelstan by the throat.
26. After tortuous negotiations, Bunche arranged for armistice agreements among all the parties.
27. The path to peace seems at last to be clear, although it may be a long and tortuous one.
28. And it's the disabled driver who's expected to guide the pony and carriage through a tortuous maze of obstacles.
29. Most of the villages are accessible only by boat or along tortuous jungle trails.
30. It certainly would have straightened out a lot of Brunel's more tortuous routes!
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