- n. Plural form of involution.
“Its white surface is marbled with faint purple involutions the edges of which are etched with fine black lines.”
“Above, illuminated by a bizarre reddish glow, changing surface tensions draw themselves as involutions in the flesh of the sky.”
“Women's bodies contain so many curves, contours, knurls, crannies, convexities, involutions and promontories that their clothing provides space-age telemetry at every square inch, constantly sending back warning signals to the brain.”
“The flesh at her temple was raised by several delicate involutions.”
“He began to fear that all this intricacy in his brain would drive him mad; and that his thoughts already lost coherence as the footprints did, and were pieced on to one another, with the same trackless involutions, and varieties of indistinct shapes.”
“Windsor – chair at the head of a long table formed of several short tables put together and ornamented with glutinous rings in endless involutions, made by pots and glasses.”
“But what involutions can compare with those of Seven Dials?”
“Each of the couples, after the common involutions and evolutions, successively whirls round in a circle, till all are in motion; and the dance seems intended to shew how emigration catches, till a whole neighbourhood is set afloat.”
“It was a question meditated several hundreds of times by her visitor in after-hours — the meditation, after wearying involutions, always ending in one way, that it was impossible to say.”
“But after this private detective has re-encountered an old girl friend who originally double-crossed him after luring him to double-cross his boss, whom she had shot and the two get elaborately criss-crossed in a plot to triple-cross our boy again, the involutions of the story become much too complex for us.”
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