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Synonyms for convoluted
ˈkɒn vəˌlu tɪdcon·vo·lut·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. convolute, convolutedadjective

    rolled longitudinally upon itself

    "a convolute petal"

    Synonyms:
    involved, knotty, tortuous, convolute, tangled

    Antonyms:
    simple, straight, uncoiled

  2. Byzantine, convoluted, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuousadjective

    highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious

    "the Byzantine tax structure"; "Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship"; "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty problem"; "got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering"; "Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott; "tortuous legal procedures"; "tortuous negotiations lasting for months"

    Synonyms:
    involved, knotty, problematical, twisty, convolute, twisting, winding, problematic, mired, gnarled, gnarly, tangled, knobbed, tough, knotted, elusive, snarly, voluminous, tortuous, baffling, snarled

    Antonyms:
    uncoiled, simple, straight

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  1. List of paraphrases for "convoluted":

    complicated, intricate, complex, tortuous

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How to use convoluted in a sentence?

  1. Lee Hsien Yang:

    LHL (Lee Hsien Loong) has made convoluted, ultimately false claims about Lee Kuan Yew's wishes. LHL is trying to suggest that because LKY signed some renovation plans in early 2012, he was open to preservation of the house.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    I don't think the science is clear of what percentage is man-made and what percentage is natural. It's convoluted, for the people to say the science is decided on this is really arrogant, to be honest with you.

  3. Jeffery Isaacs:

    Bank of America's structure is so convoluted and Byzantine that looking from the outside it is very hard to identify the correct corporate parties.

  4. Ben Embarek:

    The possible path from whatever original animal species all the way through to the Huanan market could have taken a very long and convoluted path involving also movements across borders.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    I was secured under my personal credit and it was in conjunction with the Republican Party, and every month, I would go through the bills and if there was something on there, I'd pay it to American Express, and if it was the party's, the party paid for it, and the media convoluted all of this and it creates these stories.


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