Synonyms for intricate
- can of worms
Antonyms for intricate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTRICATE
She slipped into the dress and struggled with its many and intricate fastenings.
What sardonic contempt for all things in the intricate lines about the mouth.
What were the workings of that intricate celestial brain none can say.
As he dived into the intricate problems memories came with them.
It was an intricate story, the details of which surprised and amused him exceedingly.
Back and forth it went as though weaving an intricate and devilish web.
The intricate mechanism had been wrenched into twisted pieces.
He executed the most intricate passages, yet the wind in the room was soundless.
Are these matters to be acquired by study, like Greek verbs or intricate measures?
Threads of gold and silver are woven into intricate patterns with fine steel.
early 15c., from Latin intricatus "entangled," past participle of intricare "to entangle, perplex, embarrass," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + tricae (plural) "perplexities, hindrances, toys, tricks," of uncertain origin (cf. extricate). Related: Intricately.
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