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labyrinth

(Complex), noun complexity, confused situation, difficulty, enigma, involvement, intricate state, knotty problem, maze, mystery, problem, puzzle, riddle, tangle

labyrinth

(Winding course), noun circuitous course, complex course, complexity, complicated arrangement, complication, convolution, involvement, maze, meander, meanderings, problem, puzzle, tortuousness course, winding path, windings and turnings
See also: ambiguity, complex, complication, confusion, entanglement, imbroglio, involution, snarl
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He lived almost entirely in a little room that was in the very centre of the enormous labyrinth of all the other rooms, and even in this he erected another sort of central cabin or cupboard, lined with steel, like a safe or a battleship.
Sometimes we pass a field where the strong bristling stalks of Indian corn look like a crop of walking-sticks, and sometimes an enclosure where the green wheat is springing up among a labyrinth of stumps; the primitive worm-fence is universal, and an ugly thing it is; but the farms are neatly kept, and, save for these differences, one might be travelling just now in Kent.
You must follow that sound through the windings of the labyrinth, and, by and by, you will find him.
How this labyrinth was built is more than I can tell you.
As he passed onward, the clouds gathered over the moon, and the labyrinth grew so dusky that Theseus could no longer discern the bewilderment through which he was passing.
On this mishap, he bellowed so intolerably that a part of the labyrinth tumbled down, and all the inhabitants of Crete mistook the noise for an uncommonly heavy thunder storm.
Eager to let Ariadne know of his success, he followed the guidance of the thread, and soon found himself at the entrance of the labyrinth.
A moment later they had disappeared into a stone corridor beyond the labyrinth of glass.
Thomas parishioner, will facilitate "The Road to Jerusalem," relying on her experience in walking labyrinths and offering similar programs since the time she walked her first labyrinth at the Cathedral of Chartres, France, one of the oldest Christian labyrinths.
The 9th Annual World Labyrinth Day will be celebrated Saturday, with six local labyrinths participating in the observance of the international event.
The Railways Reserve The Right To Order Entire Or Bulk Quantity From Rdso Approved Firm For Assembly Components Stator Chamber, End Frame And Labyrinths Of Traction Motor Type 6Fra6068 Of Electric Locomotives.
In the novel eight kidnapped characters, while trying to escape from their rooms and labyrinths, replace the tribunal sacrifice just as a virtual reality game replaces the actual sacrifice.