Definition of 'convoluted'
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More work is needed to clarify the convoluted plot. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The convoluted path of web traffic can also cause delays. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He admits this in a typically convoluted way. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Blame a convoluted planning system and the highest construction costs in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is an extremely convoluted process that will be unpopular with those who have to make it work. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But it's scuppered by clunky dialogue and a needlessly convoluted plot. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So it was a convoluted, unsatisfying way to go up. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The convoluted tale of their former Belgravia apartment rivals that of the end to their marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He also has a weakness for convoluted tales that lack both plausibility and a winning pay-off. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both have clear and simple moral arguments in their favour and convoluted, dogmatic arguments against. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Such a convoluted system is the friend of the wealthy and burden on individuals, sole traders and small businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a convoluted sentence that ought to be rewritten, but the quiz was about grammar rather than style. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The convoluted consultation process is being reviewed by the Government after the 4G auction was delayed for years amid legal challenges from mobile phone companies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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