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Adjective: convoluted  'kón-vu,loo-tid
  1. (botany) rolled longitudinally upon itself
    "a convoluted petal";
    - convolute
  2. Highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
    "convoluted legal language";
    - Byzantine, involved, knotty, tangled, tortuous
Verb: convolute  'kón-vu,loot
  1. Curl, wind, or twist together
    - convolve
  2. Practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
    "Don't convolute my words";
    - twist, twist around, pervert, sophisticate

See also: coiled, complex

Type of: bend, deform, denote, flex, refer, turn, twist

Encyclopedia: Convoluted