What does "Tortuous" mean?
(a.) Bent in different directions; wreathed; twisted; winding; as, a tortuous train; a tortuous train; a tortuous leaf or corolla (a.) Fig.: Deviating from rectitude; indirect; erroneous; deceitful (a.) Injurious: tortious (a.) Oblique; -- applied to the six signs of the zodiac (from Capricorn to Gemini) which ascend most rapidly and obliquely
Word Family tortuously, tortuousness