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complication

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1 something that makes a situation more complicated or difficult
  • The food allergies of the guests were just another complication for the couple trying to plan their wedding reception.
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fly in the ointment

2 an abnormal state that disrupts a plant's or animal's normal bodily functioning
  • Complications set in after the surgery.
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3 the state or quality of having many interrelated parts or aspects
  • a problem of such irreducible complication as to defy any easy solution
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