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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To entangle in or as if in a snarl: "The Senate has contrived to ensnarl several major proposals in two legislative tangles” ( New York Times).

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  • v. To entangle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To entangle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To snarl, as a dog; growl.
  • To entangle as in a snarl; insnare.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh

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