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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. tortuous: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. tortuous: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. tortuous: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. tortuous: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. tortuous: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. tortuous: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Tortuous, tortuous: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. tortuous: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. tortuous: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. tortuous: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. tortuous: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. tortuous: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. tortuous: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. tortuous: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. tortuous: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. tortuous: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. tortuous: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Tortuous: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Tortuous: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. tortuous: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. tortuous: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. tortuous: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. tortuous: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. tortuous: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. tortuous: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. tortuous: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. tortuous: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. tortuous: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tortuous: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tortuous: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. tortuous: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. tortuous: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tortuous: Sound-Alike Words [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. tortuous: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  2. Tortuous: The Orchid Lady's Illustrated Orchid Encyclopedia [home, info]

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adjective:  marked by repeated turns and bends ("A tortuous road up the mountain")
adjective:  not straightforward ("His tortuous reasoning")
adjective:  highly involved or intricate ("Tortuous legal procedures")

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Words similar to tortuous:   byzantine, convoluted, intricate, involved, knotty, labyrinthine, tangled, tortuously, tortuousness, twisting, twisty, winding, more...

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