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English definition of “serpentine”

serpentine

adjective     /ˈsɜː.pən.taɪn/ US  /ˈsɝː-/ literary
curving and twisting like a snake: We followed the serpentine course of the river.Bending, twisting and curving complicated and difficult to understand: The film's serpentine plot was difficult to follow.ComplexityDifficult to understandDifficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse
(Definition of serpentine adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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