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Synonyms for entanglement
ɛnˈtæŋ gəl mənten·tan·gle·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. web, entanglementnoun

    an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim

    web, network, vane

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. entanglementnoun

    intricacy, involution, complication

  2. entanglementnoun

    perplexity, embarrassment, confusion, bewilderment

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. entanglementnoun

    complication, intricacy, snarl, tangle, embarrassment, imbroglio

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "entanglement":

    tangle, intermingling, interconnectedness

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  1. Pinkett Smith:

    I got into an entanglement with August.

  2. Clay Bonnyman:

    It's got to be incompetence…incompetence and bureaucratic entanglement that prevents families from being able to get things that they absolutely should be able to get.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    I oppose, at this point, a unilateral American no-fly zone in Syria which could get us more deeply involved in that horrible civil war and lead to a never-ending U.S. entanglement in that region, we do not want to make a very complex situation in Syria even worse. I support President Obama's effort to combat the Islamic State in Syria while at the same time supporting those in Syria trying to overthrow the brutal dictatorship of Bashar Assad.

  4. Mark Rosenberg:

    I unintentionally created emotional( not physical) entanglement, i have apologized. I apologize to you. I take full responsibility and regret my actions.

  5. Adam Schiff:

    Our job involves making sure that the policy of the United States is being driven by the national interest - not by any financial entanglement, financial leverage or other form of compromise.

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