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Planning has been complicated because of uncertainty over the timing of FDA approval and the different dosage and storage requirements of prospective vaccines.

This is all complicated by the fact that we’re still figuring out how best to combat the pandemic.

Putting purpose into law will simplify, not complicate, the running of businesses by aligning what the law wants them to do with the reason why they are created.

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She believes statements by the city clerk and City Attorney Mara Elliott ahead of the primary declaring that a two-thirds vote would be required to pass the measure could complicate matters for Measure C supporters.

Rather, most of the officials trying to complicate the voting process are Republicans.

But there was money on the line, which tends to complicate things.

The ambivalence is reflected in U.S. policy, which often has served to complicate aid delivery in conflict zones.

To complicate matters further, the only people who seemed to have any desire to go after Booker were of the conspiracy-theory ilk.

The attacks on the Khorasan Group also complicate U.S. efforts to partner with the more moderate opposition.

Two menacing Fargo-esque figures show up to complicate things.

It would be a mistake to still further complicate matters at this junction, he thought.

The existence of the theocratic element served further to complicate the machinery of government at Yedo.

Further to complicate the difficulty, Hercules found that as soon as he struck off one head, two others sprang up in its place.

Not to complicate the question, however, I have excluded all cases of nystagmus from the following investigation.

Every fresh change, especially the introduction of war-chariots or of horse-soldiers, would further complicate the acies.


On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to complicate, such as: convolute, impede, involve, muddle, obscure, and perplex.

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