- n. Plural form of entanglement.
“I've learned, for instance, that my wife simply cannot read a story, no matter how brilliant the prose, where the main character has a "weak" personality: an extended interior monologue where the lead bemoans his or her situation, perceived faults or (worse) lack of current romantic entanglements is a sure-fire way to make her close the book.”
“The net result of all the Spirit's entanglements is that, by chasing all women, he's forfeited a real relationship with any one of them.”
“The wide open spaces tend to lead into areas of life beyond land and into personal adjustment where the mess of bureaucratic entanglements is somewhat a thing of the past but it also entails stories of woe in adjusting too its ways.”
“The thing about enterprise entanglements is that, while they may not totally rule out greatness on the first outing, the burden of compatibility and (more insidiously) tradition/expectations grows quickly.”
“Were it not for what the learned Bishop, in his Letter from Italy, calls the entanglements of amour, and I the delicacies of intrigue, what is there, Belford, in all they can do for us?”
“Then he spoke of entanglements, meaning, as he did so, to explain more fully what were their nature — but not daring to do so when he found that Lily was altogether in the dark as to what he meant.”
“She rather liked the girl, whose modest manners were as attractive as her pretty face; but with the fear of "entanglements" before her eyes, she tried to check her own inclination.”
“Then he spoke of entanglements, meaning, as he did so, to explain more fully what were their nature, -- but not daring to do so when he found that Lily was altogether in the dark as to what he meant.”
“From his perspective, these are not "entanglements" but the fundamentals of moral life.”
“The book acknowledges the running contradictions — the lurches between poverty, sentimentality and fascism; the hypocritical entanglements of church and state; the ineluctable twinning of politics and economics.”
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