Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Entangled; complicated; involved.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "intricate":

  1. His companion looked at him as though he were trying to solve some intricate problem that gave him trouble. - "Sant' Ilario", F. Marion Crawford.
  2. When she came out she was as pale as she had been flushed before- a little, terror- stricken figure, passing in a miserable abstraction through the intricate backways which took her home. - "The Marriage of William Ashe", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  3. Here it was the recognised practice of the horsemen to stand, and those who properly did their duty would stand there; but very many lingered at the gate, knowing that there was but one other exit from the wood, without overcoming the difficulty of a very intricate and dangerous fence. - "Orley Farm", Anthony Trollope.