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tortuous
(adj)
TOR-tyoo-ǝs
Meaning

winding; curving

1st Sample Sentence

We took the tortuous old highway through the mountains, instead of the new one, which passes straight through them by a series of tunnels.

Root

torquere (to twist, wring, distort) (Latin)

Mnemonics

tortuous - torque (twisting)uous: full of twisting a tortoise does not move in straight line. it keeps twisting and turning making path complicated.

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