cat's cradle

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Synonyms for cat's cradle

something that is intricately and often bewilderingly complex

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a game played with string looped over the fingers

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Cat's Cradle is an Inspector Frost mystery, in which Sam is a larger-than-life character.
Cat's Cradle, second most recently in the Grade II Bayakoa Handicap, returns to the site of her win in this year's Cal Cup Distaff.
ENERGIZER PRESENTS CARTEL TOUR 2007 Tour Dates:* 2/07/07 Carrboro, CT Cat's Cradle 2/09/07 New York City Nokia Theatre Times Square 2/10/07 Pittsburgh Mr.
Unfortunately, my body was knotted like a cat's cradle.
75,000 Cat's Cradle Handicap, 3-year-olds and up, fillies and mares, bred in California, 7 1/2 furlongs
Chris Hendricks Band has appeared on Raleigh's major AOR station, G105, as well as 96 Rock and regularly performs at the Triangle's most established venues such as Cat's Cradle and Lincoln Theatre.
Until the final paragraph you remain enmeshed in a cat's cradle of violence, inexplicable murders, and a feeling that the doings of our fore-fathers still have an extraordinary influence on the world as it is today.
John Cassidy, founder of Klutz and creative innovator behind such award-winning books as The Body Crayon Book, Cat's Cradle, Kids Travel: a Backseat Survival Kit, and Window Art said, "Klutz is thrilled to be a part of the Scholastic family.
The stairway is held within the form of a double ellipse and, counterweighted, is suspended from the cat's cradle of steel cabling which supports a new and extended glass roof.
Hopscotch, skipping and conkers are far less popular - and most youngsters have not even heard of cat's cradle.
Date City Venue March 16 New York, NY Webster Hall March 18 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club March 19 Philadelphia, PA Sanctuary March 20 Washington, DC 9:30 Club March 21 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle March 23 Norfolk, VA NorVa March 24 Richmond, VA Canal Club March 26 Jacksonville, FL Jack Rabbits March 27 Miami, FL Ultrafest March 28 Orlando, FL The Social March 29 Tampa, FL Orpheum March 31 Tallahassee, FL Club Downunder April 2 Birmingham, AL WorkPlay Theatre April 3 St.
The dancers crisscross the stage stretching and pulling elasticized bands, secured offstage, into a cat's cradle of possibilities, and
Most of the vertical loads are taken by thin stainless steel wires that fan in a shimmering cat's cradle from the tops of the columns of the old building to support the metal frames of the glass deck.
Cat's Cradle, whose allowance victory 16 days earlier made her as fit as any of them, led the way to midstretch before Jewel Princess and Corey Nakatani exploded past her smaller rival on the outside.