anfractuous
[ an-frak-choo-uhs ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late 16th century; Latin from late Latin anfractuosus, from Latin anfractus ‘a bending’
Synonyms
  • bending
  • circuitous
  • crooked
  • curving
  • indirect
  • roundabout
  • serpentine
  • sinuous
  • snaky
  • tortuous
  • twisted
  • twisting
Antonyms
  • direct
  • straight
  • straightforward
  • in line
Definition
characterized by windings and turnings; sinuous; circuitous
Example
A) I became nervous when biking down the anfractuous path. B) When looking through a kaleidoscope, you'll see many anfractuous lines.
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