A to Z Challenge: K

Definition: highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious.
Sentence: I am, at this present writing, perplexed and plagued with two knotty problems in politics.
              — Abigail Adams

Definition: range of what one can know or understand.
Sentence: Ah, but the Eyes Divine look long and see far; things beyond the human ken are all revealed. 
              — Cyrus Townsend Brady

Definition: the sound of a bell rung slowly to announce a death or a funeral or the end of something.
Sentence: "If she dies," he had said, and the words rang in my ears like a funeral knell.
         — Guy Boothby

Definition: a small natural hill.
Sentence: At the very base of the hill or knoll alluded to, they halted.
                — Edward Sylvester Ellis

Definition: a deceitful and unreliable scoundrel.
Sentence: The merchant subsequently turned out a very great knave, cheating Tom on various occasions, and finally broke, very much in his debt.
            — George Henry Borrow


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