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  Words related to tangle

Related / Similar Words: snarl, maze, entangle, mat, tousle, dishevel, ravel, knot, embroil, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in

 

Definition:
  • something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations";
  • a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven; "they carved their way through the tangle of vines";
  • twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord";
  • disarrange or rumple; dishevel; "The strong wind tousled my hair";
  • tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story";
  • force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don''t drag me into this business";

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    Hyponyms: hairball, hair ball, trichobezoar, felt, enmesh, mesh, ensnarl

     

    Derivational Morphology: snarl, snarl up, embrangle, entangle, mat, ravel, knot, tousle, dishevel, maze, gnarl, run, ladder, imbroglio, embroilment

     

     
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