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Usage examples for complex

  1. And they said that no mystery was too great for you to get to the bottom of it, no riddle too complex for you to find the answer! – Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces by Thomas W. Hanshew
  2. Seeing what a complex thing is character, this change therefore cannot be simple. – Thoughts on Religion by George John Romanes
  3. All right, highly confidential, I can do a bit of mind- reading, and especially with animals and birds, whose minds are not as complex as human's. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  4. The question is so complex a one that it is hardly possible to consider it here, except very briefly. – Monopolies and the People by Charles Whiting Baker
  5. I have heard once or twice of late that English poets in the future will set themselves to express emotions more complex and subtle than have ever yet been treated in poetry. – Adventures in Criticism by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  6. He is a man of complex desires. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  7. The part played by food amongst the higher animals is, indeed, extremely complex. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  8. The real question is both more complex and also more simple. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  9. We Germans are well content that the action is not richer and more complex. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  10. As he grew older he became rather fond of cats, but the dog complex remained. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
  11. The reasons for his hesitation were doubtless complex, and chiefly diplomatic. – Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn
  12. The exogamous arrangements of the Brahmans are also very complex. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  13. That is really a serious question, and it is much more complex than many of those who are prepared to answer it off- hand may be willing to admit. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  14. It was too complex for Marcus. – Mezzerow Loves Company by Floyd L. Wallace
  15. You may get something more complex, but not something higher nor even something different. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  16. The goods that a man does in this way are what are meant by good works; and good works in their whole complex are what are meant by charity. – Spiritual Life and the Word of God by Emanuel Swedenborg
  17. It has a complex structure, consisting in the main of a transparent form of connective tissue. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.
  18. The argument of " A Death in the Desert" is one of the most complex and difficult to follow. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
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