English adjective: convoluted
|1.||convoluted rolled longitudinally upon itself|
|Samples||A convolute petal.|
|Domain category||botany, phytology|
|2.||convoluted highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious|
|Samples||The Byzantine tax structure.|
Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship.
Convoluted legal language.
The plot was too involved.
A knotty problem.
Got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering.
Oh, what a tangled web we weave.
Tortuous legal procedures.
Tortuous negotiations lasting for months.
|Synonyms||Byzantine, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuous|