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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  Freed  from  intricacies,  taught  to  live  The  easiest  way 
  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intricacy 
  n  :  marked  by  elaborately  complex  detail  [syn:  {elaborateness}, 
  {elaboration}] 




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