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Adjective
Forming a thick tangled mess
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“His installations, made of scrap objects and tied up with tangled roping, dominate the landscape.”
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Difficult to analyze or understand
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“Terry rails against Jack's indifference and desperately tries to salvage some kind of relationship from the tangled chaos.”
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Full of knots, knotty
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Erratic or out of control
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Covered in hair or bristles
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Tangled or twisted together
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Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order or direction
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Covered with grass
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Having kinks or twists
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Having one or more bends or angles
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To have made something more complex
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Past tense for to become entangled or intertwined
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“She's done it again. Somehow, she has managed to tangle her hair in her hairdryer.”
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Past tense for to ensnare or catch (and hold)
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“We had to tangle him in a fishing net before we could get him at all, and even then most of us got mauled.”
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Past tense for to become embroiled or implicated in
“He'd come home to England to race horses, tangle himself in scandals, and have notorious affairs with famous beauties.”
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Past tense for to become involved in a conflict or fight with
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“Anyone who's ever tried to tangle with a teddy bear cholla knows there's a whole lot more bear than teddy to it.”
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Past tense for to mentally disturb
“Every day that I say no to the dark thoughts depression tries to tangle my mind with, I am winning a battle that society has not made easy to win.”
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Past tense for to intermingle or blend
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Past tense for to make uneven
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Past tense for to become trapped or lodged in
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Past tense for to involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence
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Past tense for to make something more complex
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Past tense for to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Past tense for have a heated argument or disagreement
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Past tense for to challenge the truth or rightness of
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