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byzantine

adjective     /bɪˈzæn.taɪn/ /ˈbɪz.ən.tiːn/ formal disapproving
complicated and difficult to understand: rules of byzantine complexityComplexityDifficult to understandDifficult to understandComplicated and difficult to doPuzzle and confuse
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