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tortuous
used in The Souls of Black Folk

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marked by repeated turns and bends

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highly complex or intricate
  • On the other hand, another type of mind, shrewder and keener and more tortuous too, sees in the very strength of the anti-Negro movement its patent weaknesses, and with Jesuitic casuistry is deterred by no ethical considerations in the endeavor to turn this weakness to the black man's strength.
    Chapter 10 (78% in)

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