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intricate
used in 1984 by Orwell

3 uses
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Definition
complicated — having many complexly arranged elements
  • It was an intricate and responsible job and had better be dealt with last.
    p. 38.5
  • Most of it was a tedious routine, but included in it there were also jobs so difficult and intricate that you could lose yourself in them as in the depths of a mathematical problem — delicate pieces of forgery in which you had nothing to guide you except your knowledge of the principles of Ingsoc and your estimate of what the Party wanted you to say.
    p. 43.9
  • Where the Lottery was concerned, even people who could barely read and write seemed capable of intricate calculations and staggering feats of memory.
    p. 85.8

There are no more uses of "intricate" in 1984 by Orwell.

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