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com·pli·cate

complicate

 
 
pronunciation:
kam plih keIt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: complicates, complicating, complicated
definition: to make more difficult to do or understand.
The bad weather complicated our vacation plans.
synonyms:
snarl, tangle
antonyms:
resolve, simplify, unravel
similar words:
confuse, jumble, knot, mix, muddle, obscure, ravel
Word History
Complicate is from a Latin word that means "to fold or weave together."
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