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twist, winding, wind
n. the act of winding or twisting; "he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind"
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wandering, meandering, winding, rambling
adj. of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"
voluminous, winding, twisty, twisting, tortuous
adj. marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"
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indirect
adj. not as a direct effect or consequence; "indirect benefits"; "an indirect advantage"
roundabout, circuitous, devious
adj. deviating from a straight course; "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"
wandering, meandering, winding, rambling
adj. of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"
rambling, excursive, discursive, digressive
adj. (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things"; "a rambling discursive book"; "his excursive remarks"; "a rambling speech about this and that"
circular, round
adj. having a circular shape
intricate
adj. having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate; "intricate lacework"
voluminous, winding, twisty, twisting, tortuous
adj. marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"
zig-zag, zigzag
adj. having short sharp turns or angles
sinuate, wiggly, sinuous
adj. curved or curving in and out; "wiggly lines"
sinuate, wiggly, sinuous
adj. curved or curving in and out; "wiggly lines"
turbinate, voluted, whorled, volute, spiraling, spiral, helical, coiling
adj. in the shape of a coil
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sidelong
adj. inclining or directed to one side; "moved downward in a sidelong way" - Bram Stoker
roundabout, circuitous, devious
adj. deviating from a straight course; "a scenic but devious route"; "a long and circuitous journey by train and boat"; "a roundabout route avoided rush-hour traffic"
crabwise, sideways
adj. (of movement) at an angle
diversionary
adj. (of tactics e.g.) likely or designed to confuse or deceive
akimbo
adj. (used of arms and legs) bent outward with the joint away from the body; "a tailor sitting with legs akimbo"; "stood with arms akimbo"
anfractuous
adj. full of twists and turns; "anfractuous cliffs"
hooked, hooklike
adj. having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold); "hooklike thorns";
awry, skew-whiff, wonky, lopsided, cockeyed, askew
adj. turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"
refractile, refractive
adj. of or relating to or capable of refraction; "the refractive characteristics of the eye"
bent
adj. altered from an originally straight condition; "a bent wire"
writhen, writhed, contorted
adj. twisted (especially as in pain or struggle); "his mad contorted smile"; "writhed lips"; "my writhen features"- Walter scott
knobbed, knotty, knotted, gnarly, gnarled
adj. used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick"
malposed
adj. characterized by malposition; "crooked malposed teeth"
squiggly
adj. wavy and twisting
warped
adj. used especially of timbers or boards; bent out of shape usually by moisture; "the floors were warped and cracked"
windblown
adj. used especially of trees; growing in a shape determined by the prevailing winds
wry
adj. bent to one side; "a wry neck"
zig-zag, zigzag
adj. having short sharp turns or angles
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concise
adj. expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
terse, laconic, curt, crisp
adj. brief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
direct
adj. moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth
straight
adj. having no deviations; "straight lines"; "straight roads across the desert"; "straight teeth"; "straight shoulders"
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