Intricacies
Intricacy In"tri*ca*cy, n.; pl. {Intricacies}. [From {Intricate}.] The state or quality of being intricate or entangled; perplexity; involution; complication; complexity; that which is intricate or involved; as, the intricacy of a knot; the intricacy of accounts; the intricacy of a cause in controversy; the intricacy of a plot. [1913 Webster]

Freed from intricacies, taught to live The easiest way. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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