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convoluted

adjective uk   /ˈkɒn.və.luː.tɪd/ us    /ˈkɑːn.və.luː.t̬ɪd/
very twisted: a very convoluted route/knot describes sentences, explanations, arguments, etc. that are unreasonably long and difficult to understand: His grammar explanations are terribly convoluted. Her book is full of long, convoluted sentences.
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