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Noun
A confused mass of something twisted together
“Blood clots are formed by platelets - small shards of old cells which float harmlessly in the blood until they are chemically triggered to stick together in a tangle of threads of fibrin protein.”
Noun
A confused or complicated state; a muddle
“All she wanted was to sleep for a week or so and then try sorting out this catastrophic tangle of events.”
Verb
To catch or hold as if in a net
“A huge mass of hair, all tangled together.”
Verb
Become involved in a conflict or fight with
“Still, they are highly imaginative and even funny, involving the team's tangle with a cosmic bureaucracy known as the Time Variance Authority.”
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