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  • adj. Mentally challenging; difficult to understand.


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  • These are brain-bending numbers but the fact is that it appears that the revenue loss from this jumbo-sized tax benefit for homeowners will be less than anyone expected.

    Lower interest deduction better for deficit

  • "Instead of the brain-bending adventure with scares and gore that I had so desperately hoped for, it turned out to be a sloppy, monotonous bore that nearly put me to sleep."

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • It's as heartfelt as it is exciting, as emotionally powerful as it is suspenseful and as brain-bending a fantasy as you've seen since The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

    Marshall Fine: Movie review: Avatar - out of this world

  • At least they didn't follow the path of Django ... there must have been dozens of films claiming to be Django stories, despite the fact that only three or so really are (and two of those are brain-bending examples of confusion.)

    Apropos of whatever the hell

  • For all things weird, wonderful and downright amazing, The Science Museum is a brilliant mish-mash of brain-bending displays and interactive science fun.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • During the same month as the brain-bending NaNoWriMo National Novel Writing Month, during which participants write an entire novel in a month, she decided bloggers should do their own thing.

    What if No One's Watching?: October 2008 Archives

  • They may consist of commonplace items such as bottles or hats, or brain-bending nonsense such as dancing children with giant flowers for heads.

    Posthuman Blues

  • Artful illusions : designs to fool your eyes / Aki Nurosi— These exquisitely designed brain-bending, mind-blowing, all-color optical illusions will really fool your eyes.

    8/5: New at the library this week

  • She was a Rampart executive perquisite, the only expensive toy I'd allowed myself during the two tedious years of brain-bending legal work associated with the Galapharma trial.

    Sagittarius Whorl

  • These are brain-bending big numbers, but the fact is: It appears that the revenue-loss costs of this jumbo-sized tax benefit for homeowners will be less than anyone expected.

    The Seattle Times


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