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

  • adj. Complicated and difficult to unravel. See Synonyms at complex.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tangle.

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  • adj. in a confused mass
  • adj. highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious

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  • "Oh, what tangled webs we weave, When we first practice to deceive." Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832).

    November 22, 2007