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English definition of “serpentine”

serpentine

adjective uk   /ˈsɜː.pən.taɪn/ us    /ˈsɝː-/ literary
curving and twisting like a snake: We followed the serpentine course of the river. complicated and difficult to understand: The film's serpentine plot was difficult to follow.
(Definition of serpentine from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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