All of the various things I do I love doing, and occasionally I find them tortuous.
In 2011, after tortuous negotiations, a deal was struck for $1.2 trillion in spending cuts over 10 years.
The Quetta Shura official says the negotiations with the French were tortuous.
So why take the tortuous and offensive back-door route to appreciating Wharton?
If we look at him the typical countryman stands out clear from the mists of tortuous psychology.
There was a winding stair of stone, narrow and tortuous, in one corner of the tower.
Slowly and through many a tortuous path she had sent help to Scotland; but, in the end, the deliverance was complete.
As Lafayette said, America was far away and the politics of Europe were tortuous.
It seems the condensation of a whole youth of study, dreams and sentiment, of a tortuous, timorous youth.
Its course was tortuous, winding in the shape of the letter S.
tortuous tor·tu·ous (tôr'chōō-əs)
Having many turns; winding or twisting.