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tortuous

adjective

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  1. marked by a long series of irregular curves a tortuous mountain road marked by numerous hairpin turns Synonyms bending, crazy, curled, curling, curved, curving, curvy, devious, serpentine, sinuous, crooked, twisted, twisting, winding, windyRelated Words zigzag, zigzagging; circling, coiled, coiling, corkscrew, looping, spiral, spiraling (or spiralling), swirling; circuitous, indirect, roundabout; meandering, rambling, wandering; irregular, jagged, unevenNear Antonyms direct, linearAntonyms straight, straightaway

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