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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A crooked and twisted shape or position.

Usage examples (20)
  • No description could exaggerate the tortuosity of the Linggi or the abruptness of its windings.
  • As I expected, the depraved Whig Journalist, with characteristic mental tortuosity, has asserted that the sounds proceeded from a rookery in the adjoining wood, aided by...
  • These are very numerous, and from 1/25000 to 1/1000 of an inch in diameter, spaces which would allow bacteria to pass through, but they are held back by the very fine openings...
  • How little of the tortuosity of metaphysics is here; -- but what grand efficacity of super-ethics! for more
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