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Adjective
Having numerous overlapping coils or folds
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“But sometimes his adverbial excess and convoluted structures result in awkward prose.”
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Following a twisting or spiral course
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Over-elaborate or complicated
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Abounding in words, containing more words than necessary
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Protracted, made to take a longer period of time than necessary
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Requiring sensitive or careful handling
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Made, growing, or arranged in curls or curves
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Greater than average in size, amount, value or degree
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Not arranged in order
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Rotating
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To have made something more complex
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“It's as though the writers, in seeking to make sense of their narrative, decided to convolute the issue instead.”
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Past tense for to fold or coil into numerous overlapping layers
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“External sleeves may also be fitted to convolute bellows to eliminate dirt traps and protect the bellows against accidental damage or external corrosion.”
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Past tense for to twist or twine together (literally, physically or figuratively)
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Past tense for to twist or bend out of shape
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Past tense for to make something more complex
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