enmesh enmesh  /ɛn ˈmɛʃ/


  • (v) entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh



  1. But neither should we let them enmesh us in a Middle Eastern cold war, fought along religious lines.
  2. Such tests have persuaded stores to stay open at night to enmesh the undecided male as well as the female.
  3. Wagner's Gtterdmmerung begins with three Norns darkly spinning the fates which are to enmesh the erring gods.



  • Young liberal blogger Ezra Klein, writing in The American Prospect, said of the Illinois senator, "He is not the Word made flesh, but the triumph of word over flesh," and that his speeches "enmesh you in a grander moment, as if history has...
    on Jan 16, 2008 By: Ezra Klein Source: National Review Online

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propriety propriety
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ti /