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mind-bending

adj.
Intensely affecting the mind, especially to the extent of producing hallucinations.
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Cokins writes cleanly and authoritatively, but the book does have a textbook feel, and some of the diagrams are mind-bendingly complex.
Naturally, the list of Italian wines is mind-bendingly big, reds ranging from pounds 10.95 to pounds 27.95 a bottle and whites from pounds 10.95 to pounds 25.95.
Now, however, in a mind-bendingly short period of time, worries about a debt crisis have been supplanted by concerns over large accumulating surpluses.
He adds that gamers should see PS2 games that will start to push the limits of smoother, more sophisticated graphics--games that will feature characters and environments not only more realistic, but even mind-bendingly surrealistic.
In part, the reason lies in the mind-bendingly complex process of fermentation, when all kinds of chemical transformations take place.
Most readers already know how the mission turned out (success!), but Kurson builds suspense around a mind-bendingly complex and dangerous journey.
* Whatever their faults, dinosaurs have enjoyed good PR over the years, with the result that their extinction has overshadowed a number of similar Armageddon-type events--four, to be precise, occurring at staggered intervals over a mind-bendingly long period.
With its heavy-metal soundtrack and mind-bendingly impressionistic style, Ginzburg's gonzo approach calls to mind "Natural Born Killers"--era Oliver Stone.
After mind-bendingly precise data and artists' renditions of mysterious stars played across the screen, Martin Still leaned into his lectern at an American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting early this year to deliver a plea to fellow astronomers.
They take an absolutely mind-bendingly long time to make, animated movies.
Even though it's looking at only a small segment of the "accessible" universe, Habib's "Roadrunner Universe" model requires a petascale computer because, like the universe, it's mind-bendingly large.