Know Your Next Word : labyrinth

20. labyrinth :

noun :

a maze, something like a maze

usage :

  • Each of the fifty floors in the office building was a labyrinth of dark corridors and narrow passageways.

  • The bill took many months to pass through the labyrinth of congressional approval.

  • A labyrinth is labyrinthine or mazelike.

  • Before beginning construction on the new house, the contractor had to weave his way through the labyrinthine bureaucracy in order to obtain a building permit.

  • a labyrinth of rules and regulations

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