Definition of intricacy
- the intricacies of a plot
She admired the composition for its beauty and intricacy.
I had trouble following all the intricacies in the plot.
the intricacies of English grammar
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: the quality or state of being complex or having many parts : the quality or state of being intricate
: something that is complex or detailed : something intricate
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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