Tortuous, Torturous, or Tortured?

Tortuous means "winding, crooked" or "tricky to handle."

Torturous means "causing torture" or "painful in a cruel way."

Tortured as an adjective means "receiving torture" or "pained."

Examples: He had to take a tortuous route through the Alps.

He survived the torturous existence of the concentration camp.

The beggar gave a tortured look to the passers-by.


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