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- adv. In an intricate manner; with involution or infoldings; with perplexity or intricacy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an intricate manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an intricate manner; with involution or infoldings; with perplexity or intricacy.
- In entomology, with an intricate sculpture; closely but without coalescence: as, intricately punctured; intricately verrucose.
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- adv. with elaboration
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But the other stories are woven in intricately and smoothly (with only a few abstract jumps), mixing in Dante and Dostoyevsky to prove his point.
Christie's (Oct. 5), Sotheby's (Oct. 5-6) and Bonhams (Oct. 7) will offer a trove of precious objects spanning the seventh to the 19th centuries such as intricately decorated weaponry, textiles, manuscripts, ceramics, carvings, paintings and jewelry.
That's what's needed to pull off the kind of intricately orchestrated tasting menu Cimarusti presents at Providence.
It's a kind of intricately detailed portrait of this quartet, their management styles, their philosophies, and how they rose to the top of the military establishment -- a real window into the military mind.
It's hard not to see Treadwell's choice to remain longer and longer among the bears as a kind of intricately orchestrated suicide.
“Time is simultaneous,” he explains in the comic to his girlfriend, Laurie, “an intricately structured jewel that humans insist on viewing one edge at a time, when the whole design is visible in every facet.”
PROS: Well-conceived universe; intricately plotted and clearly explained; several story elements play well off each other; cool, large-scale ideas.
With the aid of dealers, auctioneers, and other slightly dubious middle-men, the Prince Regent spent a lifetime picking off these limping antelopes at the edge of the luxury herd: exceedingly rare Sèvres models with royal (usually French) provenance; dessert services, loopy garnitures, wacky covered vases, and intricately perforated jars for pot-pourri, and thousands of other vessels that were disbursed as a direct result of the French Revolution.
Elementary-school children relish the challenge of finding visual clues in picture books, hence the popularity of intricately designed puzzle series such as "Spot Seven," "I Spy" and "Where's Waldo?"
Tessa Hadley's intricately structured new novel is made up of two distinct but interrelated stories.
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