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  • adj. Like a maze; labyrinthine.


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  • Like the strands of a spiderweb, the tunnels radiate out from the center in a mazelike order quickly incomprehensible to the unguided.

    Space Odyssey: Scientists go to the extremes of the earth to divine the secrets of extraterrestrial life.

  • Like the strands of a spiderweb, the tunnels radiate out from the center in a mazelike order, logical yet quickly incomprehensible to the unguided.

    First Contact

  • Throughout the museum, spaces, less stuffy and mazelike, flow more smoothly.

    Modernizing the Academy

  • Western Harvester ants eat their way through the cylinder's green goo, tunneling a mazelike space.

    Avital Binshtock: Gifts That Keep on Living

  • Mr. Serra b. 1938 has long been a master at twisting and torquing large, flat, leaning steel plates into mazelike journeys, intimate and epic.

    Exploring Spaces And Life's Continuity

  • Minutes later I was following Cece through several mazelike halls, up a flight of stairs, and down another hall that seemed to go on forever.


  • Still, a unique and entertaining read with plenty to recommend it in terms of the myriad of inspired elements on hand to facilitate and complicate: flesh golems, mechanical spiders, the living dead, inelegant leaping horses, sorcerers, and mazelike castle passageways to make Mervyn Peake envious.

    Blood of Ambrose @ Joe Mallozzi's Book Club Discussion

  • "Otherwise, renters are just going to get creative we're already seeing people put up bookcases or mazelike partitions that technically comply with building codes," he says.

    Manhattan Rental Prices Move Higher

  • Seen from the street, it resembles a do-it-yourself version of a Frank Lloyd Wright Prairie House; inside it feels mazelike and eccentric, qualities the couple have tried to enhance with color.

    Boing Boing

  • We made the decision to begin taking prisoners as we stumbled through the mazelike inner sanctum of An Nasiriyah.

    In the Shadow of Freedom


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  • I can go into foreign cities with my mazelike brain...

    August 18, 2009