Know Your Next Word : labyrinth
20. labyrinth :
a maze, something like a maze
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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