maze-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: an elaborate system of passages, a labyrinth

Commentary: MACE[+entity][+structure][+physical][+network][+passageways]

These studies observe various behaviors of laboratory rats going through mazes.
John worked through a big book of mazes and word puzzles on the airplane.
We enjoyed walking through the maze of hedges behind the old English manor.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a perplexity of information

Commentary: MAZE[+state][+information][+perplexity]

Pete had to wade through a maze of regulations before he could open his new business.
Sally was annoyed by the maze of caveats and warnings in the fine print of the brochure.
We couldn't figure out the maze of requirements needed to apply for the building permit.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2