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intricate

adjective  /ˈɪn·trɪ·kət/ us  
having a lot of small parts or pieces arranged in a complicated way, and therefore sometimes difficult to understand in detail: The novel’s intricate plot will not be easy to translate into a movie.
intricately
adverb  /ˈɪn·trɪ·kət·li/ us  
The antique silver teapot is intricately engraved.
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