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- adv. In a tortuous manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a tortuous or winding manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with twists and turns
- adv. in a tortuous manner
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They were both charged with what the lawyers might call tortuously doing a tortuous act.
Jerusalem would be tortuously but fastidiously divided, allowing each side to have its capital there, with international oversight of the holy places.
The Islamic Republic does it in its own way, tortuously, but it is backing down.
The Islamic Republic does it in its own way, tortuously, but it is backing down -- a fact made evident this morning in two announcements by officials from Iran
The Islamic Republic does it in its own way, tortuously, but it is backing down -- a fact made evident this morning in two announcements by officials from Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In their wisdom they have opted to nip the matter in the bud with a pre-emptive strike against any innovation that might deprive us of the traditional tortuously long nocturnal vigil that is election night - by making the whole thing take even longer than is already the case.
I've been complaining for a few weeks now that this season of Survivor has been tortuously dull after the crackling first three episodes.
Her pieces varied in mood from lacerating and shocking to playful, comical and celebratory, but for most of her career she grappled with that brutally simple, tortuously difficult question: in the face of so much cruelty and suffering in the world, what are an artist's ethical and political responsibilities?
But harnessing the Wall Street beast proved a tortuously long and difficult process, taking nearly two years despite its economic urgency.
It found that advancement towards equality was not just "tortuously slow" but it "regularly stalls or even reverses" in some sectors.