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complication

Medicine a disease or disorder arising as a consequence of another disease
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Because the document in question is of such immense importance that its publication might very easily--I might almost say probably--lead to European complications of the utmost moment.
He wanted to talk about the business, to show the splendour of her nature in the light of its complications.
Unless there turn out to be further complications, such as I have not at present detected--yes," said Lydgate.
Monty might be satisfied, if plenty of money were forthcoming, to abandon his partnership and release the situation from its otherwise endless complications.
European or Asiatic complications scarcely even interested her.
And so complete and wide-reaching was it that complications and knotty situations constantly arose.
But the instructions of the Fish Commission were to the effect that the patrolmen should avoid complications, and this one, did we call on the higher powers, might well end in a pretty international tangle.
It was time that he was married, anyway, and he was fully aware that if Freddie Drummond didn't get married, Bill Totts assuredly would, and the complications were too awful to contemplate.
On the last Saturday in April, the New York "Times" published an account of the strike complications which were delaying Alexander's New Jersey bridge, and stated that the engineer himself was in town and at his office on West Tenth Street.
When the Legislature acted politically--that is to say, when it dealt with foreign complications, or electoral reforms--he followed his leader.
The complications were astonishing and painful, and for days before he died the screams of agony of that splendid manhood could be heard for a block around.
How it will end, if she discovers the truth--and what new complications she may not introduce into a matter which, Heaven knows, is complicated enough already--I leave you to imagine.