intricate intricate  /ˈɪn trə kət/


  • (adj) having many complexly arranged elements; elaborate


  1. Briony Tallis, the intricate English girl at the center of Atonement, is a budding writer.
  2. Briony Tallis, the intricate English girl at the center of Atonement, is a budding writer.
  3. Using the intricate details Armistead provided, Lafayette and a stunned, but relieved George Washington lay siege to the town.


  1. James Turrell show at LACMA almost didn't make it

    Kevin Roderick: This weekend's New York Times Magazine had a long feature on how artist James Turrell has "knocked the art world off its feet," partly by opening three major shows in different cities inside a month. One of those cities is Los Angeles, as we have posted already. What hasn't been covered in LA is just how close the intricate LACMA show came to not being ready on time.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: LA Observed

  2. How-to: Braids Inspired by Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen

    With the end of another season of the popular drama series Game of Thrones , fans–like us!–are already suffering from GoT withdrawal symptoms (I know I wasn’t the only one who was shocked, and a bit hysterical, when they betrayed Robb Stark). If you’re a beauty buff, you’ve no doubt noticed the beautiful and intricate hairstyles worn by the stunning female characters like Cersei Lannister, Sansa ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: StyleBistro

  3. Paris Air Show: MAX jet engine part made from dust

    The engine on Boeing’s forthcoming 737 MAX will incorporate several mind-blowing new technology features. The most startling is the production of a small intricate part, the tip of the fuel nozzle that swirls fuel and air together in a labyrinth of tiny passages, then sprays the mixture into t
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Seattle Times


  1. "It's great that millions of kids are reading these long, intricate novels, but reading one such book every 18 months doesn't make up for daily reading," Gioia said.
    on Nov 18, 2007 By: Dana Gioia Source: Forbes

  2. "Sometimes the questions get a little laborious when they start asking you about intricate, nit-picky things of church doctrine that's probably not all that relevant to being president," Huckabee said.
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. Calling them "the greatest Beatles cover band, without the wigs," Rolling Stone Magazine senior editor David Fricke wrote, "the Faux invigorate the artistry of even the Beatles' most intricate studio masterpieces with top chops and...
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: David Fricke Source: Yahoo! News (press release)

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