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labyrinthine


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Labyrinthine  \Lab`y*rin"thine\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  or  like  a  labyrinth;  labyrinthal. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  labyrinthine 
  adj  1:  relating  to  or  affecting  or  originating  in  the  inner  ear; 
  "labyrinthine  deafness" 
  2:  resembling  a  labyrinth  in  form  or  complexity;  "a 
  labyrinthine  network  of  tortuous  footpaths"  [syn:  {labyrinthian}, 
  {mazy}] 
  3:  highly  involved  or  intricate;  "the  Byzantine  tax  structure"; 
  "convoluted  legal  language";  "convoluted  reasoning";  "an 
  intricate  labyrinth  of  refined  phraseology";  "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"  [syn:  {Byzantine}, 
  {convoluted},  {intricate},  {involved},  {knotty},  {tangled}, 
  {tortuous}] 




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