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labyrinthine

adjective uk   /ˌlæb.əˈrɪn.θaɪn/ literary us  
used to describe something that has a lot of parts and is therefore confusing: Beneath the city lies a labyrinthine network of tunnels. It takes a fair amount of concentration to follow the movie's labyrinthine plot.
Translations of “labyrinthine”
in Chinese (Traditional) 迷宮般的, 曲折難懂的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迷宫般的, 曲折难懂的…
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