Translation of tortuous in Spanish:

tortuous

Pronunciation: /ˈtɔːrtʃuəs; ˈtɔːtjʊəs/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [path] tortuoso, sinuoso
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    • Varicose veins are tortuous, twisted, or lengthened veins.
    • The Ryder Cup trail has often been tortuous, twisting and downright tedious, but the rewards to the Scottish economy are expected to be enormous.
    • Eventually, after a particularly tortuous twist, the path opened out and they came to the Cave of the Prophet.
    1.2 [plot/reasoning/mind] tortuoso, enrevesado
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    • Instead of destroying their sculptures, managers have to hand their work over to a different group to complete - a tortuous experience.
    • But where does the inquiry go from here after the tortuous and lengthy taking of the evidence?
    • The classification of tropical karst is highly complex, with a tortuous terminology derived from several languages.

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