from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To entangle; embroil.
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- v. to embroil
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To confuse; to entangle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mix confusedly; entangle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make more complicated or confused through entanglements
The word embrangle (to confuse or entangle) won with 1,434 votes, while fubsy (short and stout) came in a distant second.
The ensuing grassroots campaign failed to save "embrangle" (to confuse or entangle) and "caliginosity" (dimness, darkness).
It is apodeictic that the caliginosity of the agrestic embrangle periapts with mansuetude.
And how can you not like: embrangle (em-BRANG-guhl) vert tr.
The portmanteau terms compossible and embrangle are similarly in the line of fire.
: cleansing or scouring agrestic: rural, rustic, unpolished, uncouth apodeictic: unquestionably true by virtue of demonstration caducity: perishableness, senility compossible: possible in coesistence with something else embrangle: to confuse or entangle exuviate: to shed (a skin or similar outer covering): short and stout, squat griseous
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