Noun(1) a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven(2) something jumbled or confused
Verb(1) force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action(2) tangle or complicate(3) disarrange or rumple; dishevel(4) twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
(1) a tangle of golden hair(2) Given the tangle of alliances and expectations, this led to war.(3) the home team's defence got into an awful tangle(4) Blood clots are formed by platelets - small shards of old cells which float harmlessly in the blood until they are chemically triggered to stick together in a tangle of threads of fibrin protein.(5) The notion that the tangle of potent and conflicting interests in Americans' medical information could be resolved over such a short period now seems little short of quaint.(6) All she wanted was to sleep for a week or so and then try sorting out this catastrophic tangle of events.(7) Skyscrapers shoot out of the ground like mushrooms overnight, and each humid and often overcast day brings a fresh twist in the tangle of four-lane carriageways that snake through the city.(8) He would have to be a very smooth talker to extricate himself from this tangle .(9) The lawsuits consist of an immensely complicated tangle of legal proceedings, which need only be outlined here.(10) Throw in the fact that you need to master a few other programs to support the design software and you have a confusing tangle of programs to learn all at once(11) Out of this bewildering tangle , we are fortunate to have extracted a few points of clarity.(12) a ploy to tangle matters even further(13) The real evil is the muddle, the tangle of evasions, words, intrigues by which he instinctively seeks to dodge reality.(14) One agency attempting to unravel the tangle is the U.S. Department of Agriculture.(15) All of that creates a further unnecessary tangle , and potential extra costs in terms of time, money, and compliance for both a staff member and an employer.(16) He begins a race against time to find the real killer - fighting his way through a tangle of lies and deceit to uncover an act of evil which has destroyed the life of more than one young person.
(1) tangle up :: tangle up
1. snarl ::
2. muddle ::
3. entangle ::
4. come into conflict ::
5. dishevel ::
6. ravel ::
7. mat ::
8. drag ::
1. disentangle ::
Different Formstangle, tangled, tangles, tangling, untangle, untangles
Word Example from TV Shows
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Don't TANGLE with anyone.
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 7
Meaning no offense, my lady, but
I wouldn't TANGLE with you.
Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 2
You've chosen to TANGLE
with a superior intellect you can't defeat.
The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 9
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