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  Definition of Tangle
  1. something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"
  2. a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven; "they carved their way through the tangle of vines"
  3. twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord"
  4. disarrange or rumple; dishevel; "The strong wind tousled my hair"
  5. tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story"
  6. 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"
Similar Words: snarl, maze, entangle, mat, tousle, dishevel, ravel, knot, embroil, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in

 

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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