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Related / Similar Words: convoluted, intricate, involved, knotty, labyrinthine, tangled, tortuous

 

Definition:
  • a native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire;
  • characterized by elaborate scheming and intrigue; devious; "Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship"; "a fine hand for Byzantine deals and cozy arrangements";
  • 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 lab;
  • of or relating to or characteristic of the Byzantine Empire or the ancient city of Byzantium;
  • of or relating to the Eastern Orthodox Church or the rites performed in it; "Byzantine monks"; "Byzantine rites";

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    Pertainyms: Byzantine Empire, Byzantium, Eastern Roman Empire, Orthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Eastern Church, Eastern Orthodox

     

    Member Meronyms: Byzantine Empire, Byzantium, Eastern Roman Empire

     

     
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