a difficult or intricate point, situation, plot, etc.
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How to use nodus in a sentence
Under all roofs of this distracted City is the nodus of a Drama, not untragical, crowding toward solution.
Tum extrema pars eius inferioribus acu assuenda est; nam nodus vulnus laedit, nisi tamen longe est (V. xxvi).Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times | John Stewart Milne
nodus Secundus, δ Draconis, "the second of the four knots or convolutions."A Field Book of the Stars | William Tyler Olcott
To one god in particular we may apply the Horatian maxim, "Nec deus intersit, nisi dignus vindice nodus."Play-Making | William Archer
He will not have recourse to the devil for the solution of a nodus, till he has exhausted more legitimate sources of assistance.
British Dictionary definitions for nodus
a problematic idea, situation, etc
another word for node
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