comprehend, grasp, learn, master, understand, unravel

I've never mastered the intricacies of ballroom dancing.

guide, lead, steer, etc. sb through the intricacies of sth

We can guide investors through the intricacies of the cable industry.

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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