Today's word of the day is Byzantine, B-Y-Z-A-N-T-I-N-E. Byzantine is an adjective that means elaborate and complex.
Historian recall the Byzantine empire as one riddled with elaborate and complex rules. A Byzantine process is difficult to get through.
I wanted to surprise my employees with a bonus, but the Byzantine administration made things difficult. I had to jump through many hoops to get the raise implemented by Christmas.
Once again, Byzantine is spelled B-Y-Z-A-N-T-I-N-E.