tortuous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tortuous
a tortoise does not move in straight line... it keeps twisting and turning making path complicated.
tortuous - torque(twisting)uous: full of twisting
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tortoise mosquito coil will not be straight it is twisted and winded . Tortoise coil is in rhyming with tortuous.
The Tortuous Spiral Maze (which has a lot of twists and turns) had everynone perplexed.
if u remember contort it means to twist out shape. tortuous meaning is very close to that.
tortuous can be compared to circuitous.. And both means almost same
the pronunciation of this word is not simple, it twists the tongue