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  • adverb In a knotty way.


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knotty +‎ -ly


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  • Ethan Iverson, Reid Anderson and Dave King reverently used the tunes as frameworks for distinct, original improvisation, aided by knottily textured originals, nutso percussion and bass that would challenge a car's Alpine subwoofer.

    NPR Topics: News 2011

  • A contentious, knottily plotted drama about the challenges women face in negotiating careers in the academic sciences, the play provides a nice showcase for

    NYT > Home Page By CHARLES ISHERWOOD 2011

  • They're more emotionally resonant, more surprising, even more knottily plotted.

    unknown title 2009


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