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Noun
An unexpected or hidden obstacle or drawback
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“Transfer of the Garden City Lands to Richmond hit a snag last week after the Musqueam First Nation received a temporary court injunction preventing the move.”
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A sharp, angular, or jagged projection
“Eventually, I spotted a bird perched atop a snag far below me.”
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A rent or tear in fabric caused by a snag
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Tree without life
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Annoyance or exasperation
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(figuratively) A web, weave or tangle
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Encased minced meat
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A rounded lump or ball, especially at the end or on the surface of something
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A fastening made by looping a piece of material on itself and tightening it
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A physical deformity that spoils the appearance or completeness of something
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A mistake or error
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An event or action that causes pain or suffering
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A feeling of self-consciousness, shame, or awkwardness
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A trick by which someone is misled into acting contrary to their interests or intentions
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Each of a set of hard, bony enamel-coated structures in the jaws of most vertebrates, used for biting and chewing
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Stumpy end
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A quick, often unpleasant, tug or shake
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Effort or exertion made to do something, especially when inconvenient
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An issue or problem requiring resolution
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Catch on something
“It's just slightly bigger than a Fig Newton with two tire irons snapped to the side, with no sharp edges or protruding tools to snag jersey pockets or cut spare tubes.”
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Become caught on a sharp projection
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“By rounding off all sharp edges, the gun does not snag when drawn or holstered.”
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To acquire or secure as a result of a contest, conflict, bet, or other endeavor
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To take a tight hold of
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To stick or entangle something into or around something else, especially unintentionally
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Deprive of freedom of action
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To take (an opportunity) eagerly
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To fasten or cause to adhere to something
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To make something more complex
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To cause to move with a jerk
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Bite or pinch sharply
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