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knotty


3 dicționare găsite pentru knotty
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Knotty \Knot"ty\, a. [Compar. Knottier; superl. Knottiest.]
     1. Full of knots; knotted; having many knots; as, knotty
        timber; a knotty rope.
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     2. Hard; rugged; as, a knotty head. [R.] --Rewe.
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     3. Difficult; intricate; perplexed.
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              A knotty point to which we now proceed --Pope.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  knotty
       adj 1: making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve; "a
              baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what
              to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at
              home" [syn: baffling, problematic, problematical]
       2: used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or
          knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick"
          [syn: gnarled, gnarly, knotted, knobbed]
       3: highly involved or intricate; "the Byzantine tax structure";
          "convoluted legal language"; "convoluted reasoning";
          "intricate needlework"; "an intricate labyrinth of refined
          phraseology"; "the plot was too involved"; "a knotty
          problem"; "got his way by labyrinthine maneuvering"; "Oh,
          what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott; "tortuous
          legal procedures"; "tortuous negotiations lasting for
          months" [syn: Byzantine, convoluted, intricate, involved,
           labyrinthine, tangled, tortuous]
       [also: knottiest, knottier]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  88 Moby Thesaurus words for "knotty":
     Byzantine, Herculean, abstruse, arduous, beyond one, brutal,
     burled, complex, complicated, crabbed, cramp, critical, daedal,
     delicate, demanding, difficile, difficult, effortful, elaborate,
     exacting, formidable, garbled, gnarled, gnarly, gordian, hairy,
     hard, hard to understand, hard-earned, hard-fought, intricate,
     involved, jawbreaking, jumbled, knobbed, knobbly, knobby, knoblike,
     knotted, knurled, knurly, laborious, labyrinthine, lumpy, mean,
     no picnic, nodal, noded, nodiform, nodose, nodular, nodulated,
     noduled, not easy, nubbled, nubbly, nubby, obfuscated, obscure,
     obscured, operose, overtechnical, perplexed, rigorous, rough,
     rugged, scrambled, set with thorns, severe, sophisticated, spiny,
     steep, sticky, strenuous, studded, terrible, thorny, ticklish,
     toilsome, torose, tough, tricky, tubercular, tuberculous, tuberose,
     tuberous, uphill, wicked  
     

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