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complicate

Biology folded on itself

complicate

[′käm·plə‚kāt]
(invertebrate zoology)
Folded lengthwise several times, as applied to insect wings.
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A generation reared in schools that ignored our history but for the week or month each year when black history is delivered, recycled and prepackaged, we know we must seek and complicate our own stories if we are to replace majority perceptions that erase the individuality instilled by fully formed and feeling minds.
After establishing a fairly traditional approach to the short story, the course moved on to not only complicate notions of contemporary experience in America, but to complicate notions of genre as well.
This further complicates their tax filing decisions and tax calculations -- and increases their combined tax liability over what it would be were they to file jointly.
trade status might make some Christians back home feel better, but it would complicate the lives of those seeking to win converts in the field.
To complicate matters further, the coming of the full moon has werewolves like Riley going out of control with the urge for sex.
Every month, it seems, IT managers face another storage option, an addition to the nearly incomprehensible alphabet soup of acronyms for technologies, protocols, and standards--some open, some proprietary--that complicate the storage picture.