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in·tri·cate / ˈintrikit/ • adj. very complicated or detailed: an intricate network of canals. DERIVATIVES: in·tri·cate·ly adv. ORIGIN: late Middle English: from Latin intricat- ‘entangled,’ from the verb intricare, from in- ‘into’ + tricae ‘tricks, perplexities.’

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intricate

intricate XV. — L. intrīcātus, pp. of intrīcāre entangle, perplex, f. IN-1 + trīcæ trifles, tricks, perplexities; see -ATE2.

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