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Definition of Intricate

Intricate

  1. Entangled; involved; perplexed; complicated; difficult to understand, follow, arrange, or adjust; as, intricate machinery, labyrinths, accounts, plots, etc.
  2. To entangle; to involve; to make perplexing.

Intricate Quotations

Some mathematics problems look simple, and you try them for a year or so, and then you try them for a hundred years, and it turns out that they're extremely hard to solve. There's no reason why these problems shouldn't be easy, and yet they turn out to be extremely intricate.
Andrew Wiles

My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
Arthur Conan Doyle

When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat.
Pat Riley

You can't be aware of everything. You'd fall down the stairs if you were aware of every intricate thing involved in going down stairs.
Alan Alda

Tricker the Squirrel is the best piece I ever wrote. It's intricate.
Ken Kesey
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Intricate Translations

intricate in German is kompliziert
intricate in Norwegian is innviklet
intricate in Spanish is intrincado
intricate in Swedish is invecklad

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