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used for saying that something may seem simple, but in fact the details are complicated and likely to cause problems
difficult to do, deal with, or understand, especially because of involving a lot of different processes or aspects
not easy to do, deal with, or understand
something that is complex has a lot of details or small parts that make it difficult to understand or deal with
very detailed and complicated
complicated and not well organized or explained
if something is confusing, it is not easy to understand because it is complicated or not well organized or explained
impossible to understand
very complicated and difficult to understand or learn
very complicated and difficult to understand
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a coloured substance in the form of a small stick that women put on their lips, or a stick of this
moving with rhythm, together as one
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