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intricacy

noun
     
in‧tri‧ca‧cy plural intricacies
1

the intricacies of something

the complicated details of something:
the intricacies of private banking
2 [uncountable] the state of containing a large number of parts or details:
designs of amazing intricacy and sophistication

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