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Knotty

Knot´ty
a.1.Full of knots; knotted; having many knots; as, knotty timber; a knotty rope.
2.Hard; rugged; as, a knotty head.
3.Difficult; intricate; perplexed.
A knotty point to which we now proceed
- Pope.
Adj.1.knotty - 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"
2.knotty - used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick"
3.knotty - 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"
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