Everything legal and worth making money from is like a maze.
The maze ends in an expansive Zen garden, complete with a pebble pool-pit and a vast mirror along one wall.
But what was it like for the participants who tried to complete the maze?
Like the Minotaur in his labyrinth, you set up a maze others must work through to get to the true you.
The Pakistani army, the fifth-largest in the world, is a maze of contradictions and complexities.
Feeling the way forward, the cruiser was soon caught in a maze of cross currents.
And therewith he plunged into a maze of calculation that lasted for nearly an hour.
One walks in a maze of delight along streets of tropic, instead of arctic, bloom.
I followed her out passively, and sat down in a sort of maze.
The whole country was a maze of box canyons, as though some turbulent sea had suddenly solidified in rock.
c.1300, "delusion, bewilderment" (also as a verb, "stupefy, daze"), possibly from Old English *mæs, which is suggested by the compound amasod "amazed" and verb amasian "to confound, confuse" (see amaze). Perhaps related to Norwegian dialectal mas "exhausting labor," Swedish masa "to be slow or sluggish." Meaning "labyrinth" first recorded late 14c.