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Synonyms for gnarled

Verb

1. gnarl, flex, bend, deform, twist, turn
usage: twist into a state of deformity; "The wind has gnarled this old tree"
2. murmur, mutter, grumble, croak, gnarl, complain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch
usage: make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath; "she grumbles when she feels overworked"

Adjective

1. gnarled, gnarly, knotted, knotty, knobbed, crooked (vs. straight)
usage: used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots; "gnarled and knotted hands"; "a knobbed stick"
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