Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven
"they carved their way through the tangle of vines"
tangle, snarl, mazeverb
something jumbled or confused
"a tangle of government regulations"
embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag inverb
force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
"They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"
swing, sail, swing out, mat, entangle, espouse, get behind, snarl, scuff, hale, drag, sweep up, embrace, span, adopt, brush, drag out, hang back, trail, cart, puff, sweep, dishevel, traverse, broom, ravel, drag on, dredge, drop back, drag in, draw, cross, tousle, drop behind, embroil, haul, knot
ravel, tangle, knotverb
tangle or complicate
"a ravelled story"
tousle, dishevel, tangleverb
disarrange or rumple; dishevel
"The strong wind tousled my hair"
entangle, tangle, mat, snarlverb
twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
"The child entangled the cord"
a spider that is raveling a fly into its web is also tangling the fly up.
the fly was tangled up in the spider's web.Submitted by Cat Lady on October 4, 2019
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How to use tangle in a sentence?
Look at that tangle of wires, i won't be surprised if another fire breaks out around here.
When one has come to accept a certain course as duty he has a pleasant sense of relief and of lifted responsibility, even if the course involves pain and renunciation. It is like obedience to some external authority; any clear way, though it lead to death, is mentally preferable to the tangle of uncertainty.
He took his key. It turned in the lock to the sounds of Aeolian music. A door opened upon slow hinges, and disclosed a winding stair within. The key vanished from his fingers. Tangle went up. Mossy followed. The door closed behind them. They climbed out of the earth; and, still climbing, rose above it. They were in the rainbow. Far abroad, over ocean and land, they could see through ours transparent walls the earth beneath their get. Stairs beside stairs wound up together, and beautiful beings of all ages climbed along with them. They knew that they were going up to the country whence the shadows fall And by this time I think they must have got there.
Unless and Until you showcase your love to someone else or others you have not yet started loving truly. For, it takes two or more to tangle or tango. That is to say, the impact of your love ought to be felt maximally by someone else or others. -Emeasoba George
An invisible thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place, and circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle,but it will never break.
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- verwirren, Wirrwarr, sich verstrickenGerman
- enmarañar, marañaSpanish
- درهم و برهم کردنPersian
- tapella, tappelu, riidellä, sotkea, riita, sotkeutua, sotkuuntua, sotku, vyyhtiFinnish
- compliquer, emmêlerFrench
- ប្រទាក់, ធ្វើឲ្យប្រទាក់ចំពាក់គ្នា, ចំពាក់Khmer
- wirwar, verstrikkenDutch
- zamęt, plątanina, konfliktPolish
- enrolar-se, misturar, emaranhado, pegar, ser empurrado, capturar, emaranhar, embaraçarPortuguese
- ссора, запутываться, клубок, путаница, конфликт, беспорядок, неразберихаRussian
- gräl, bråk, bråka, konflikt, trassla, virrvarr, snärja, gräla, trasslig, oreda, insnärjd, röra, tampas, härva, tilltrasslad, bråte, trasselSwedish
- ecramyî, s' ecomeler, s' ecramyî, ecomelerWalloon
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