In·tri·ca·cy n.; pl. Intricacies The state or quality of being intricate or entangled; perplexity; involution; complication; complexity; that which is intricate or involved; as, the intricacy of a knot; the intricacy of accounts; the intricacy of a cause in controversy; the intricacy of a plot.
Freed from intricacies, taught to live
The easiest way. --Milton.