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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tortuously (0.00972 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Tortuously.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: tortuous berliku, berliku-liku
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tortuously tortuously adv : in a tortuous manner; “tortuously haggling over the price”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tortuously Tortuous \Tor"tu*ous\, a. [OE. tortuos, L. tortuosus, fr. tortus a twisting, winding, fr. torquere, tortum, to twist: cf. F. tortueux. See Torture.] 1. Bent in different directions; wreathed; twisted; winding; as, a tortuous train; a tortuous leaf or corolla. [1913 Webster] The badger made his dark and tortuous hole on the side of every hill where the copsewood grew thick. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Fig.: Deviating from rectitude; indirect; erroneous; deceitful. [1913 Webster] That course became somewhat lesstortuous, when the battle of the Boyne had cowed the spirit of the Jakobites. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. Injurious: tortious. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 4. (Astrol.) Oblique; -- applied to the six signs of the zodiac (from Capricorn to Gemini) which ascend most rapidly and obliquely. [Obs.] --Skeat. [1913 Webster] Infortunate ascendent tortuous. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] --Tor"tu*ous*ly, adv. -- Tor"tu*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

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