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used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

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complicated — having many complexly arranged elements
  • She did not remember hitting the windshield, but it looked like a spiderweb, the intricate lines fanning out, delicate, beautiful, and precise.
    p. 85.1
intricate = numerous and complexly arranged
  • She walked through the foyer with its high ceilings and intricate mosaic floor and climbed two flights of stairs.
    p. 161.1
  • Coral, he realized, from the trip to Aruba, brain coral with its flesh receded, leaving only the intricate skeletal framework.
    p. 215.3
  • They were a little like the snowflakes he'd cut out in school, but infinitely more intricate and detailed, showing entire scenes to the last detail: the state fair, a tidy living room before a fire, a picnic with exploding fireworks.
    p. 264.4
  • David remembered the glint of the scalpel as he made the episiotomy, how he'd floated out of himself to watch the scene from above, how the events of that night had set his life in motion, one thing leading to another, doors opening where none had been and others closing, until he reached this particular moment, with a stranger seeking the intricate design hidden in her paper and waiting for him to answer, and there was nothing he could do and nowhere he might go.
    p. 274.0
  • A whole series of scherenschnitte, intricate paper cuttings of mothers with children, of children playing beneath shady trees, delicate and full of motion, were mounted against midnight blue, framed and hung on the far wall.
    p. 311.8
  • He had given it up, art and craft, the intricate and exhausting task of trying to transform the world into something else, to turn the body into the world and the world into the body.
    p. 319.2
  • But a stranger wouldn't notice, Paul wouldn't; from these images alone no one could suspect the intricate mysteries of her heart.
    p. 362.3

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