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  • adjective comparative form of knotty: more knotty

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Examples

  • If, on the other hand, the efforts to jump-start growth fall flat, the Fed would be confronted with an even knottier quandary: take even bolder steps, such as a trillion-dollar round of bond purchases, or admit that these kinds of measures won't work and stand pat.

    Fed at precipice as it moves to boost economy

  • You don't have to be able to wrestle with the knottier passages of [Immanuel] Kant to be able to get a huge amount out of the subject.

    Malmesbury bids to become UK's first 'philosophy town'

  • A knottier problem turned out to be how to show these results on the page.

    In the Plex

  • If, on the other hand, the efforts to jump-start growth fall flat, the Fed would be confronted with an even knottier quandary: take even bolder steps, such as a trillion-dollar round of bond purchases, or admit that these kinds of measures won't work and stand pat.

    Federal Reserve's, Bernanke's credibility on line with new move to boost economy

  • A knottier problem turned out to be how to show these results on the page.

    In the Plex

  • Now, as the transitional authority looks to create new federal structures, hurdles both large and small stand in its way, ranging from basic questions of which buildings new ministries will occupy to the knottier question of paring Gadhafi hacks from employment rolls and finding skilled technocrats to fill those gaps.

    With Libya's NTC in Place, Little Sign of Leading

  • A knottier problem is its author's reliance on clichés.

    Steve Kettmann: Best Rip Job of the Year

  • A knottier problem is its author's reliance on clichés.

    Steve Kettmann: Best Rip Job of the Year

  • Some tracks are re-imaginings of Bartók's "Mikrokosmos" piano pieces, some of which the composer wrote as exercises for his son Péter, while others are longer, knottier works for accomplished musicians.

    Bartók Over Bluegrass

  • If, on the other hand, the efforts to jump-start growth fall flat, the Fed would be confronted with an even knottier quandary: take even bolder steps, such as a trillion-dollar round of bond purchases, or admit that these kinds of measures won't work and stand pat.

    Federal Reserve's, Bernanke's credibility on line with new move to boost economy

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