entangled entangled  /ɛn ˈtæŋ ɡəld/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) deeply involved especially in something complicated
  2. (adj) twisted together in a tangled mass
  3. (adj) involved in difficulties

Usage(s):

  1. High-flying tycoon Takafumi Horie is entangled in a fraud investigation, rattling stock markets and raising doubts about Japan's economic recovery.
  2. Ceca's career is hopelessly entangled in the corruption, ethnic cleansing and soft totalitarianism of the Milosevic era.
  3. Norwood was holding her son's dog tags, which became entangled in al-Souhail's cuff.

News

  1. NW Indiana woman upset DNR euthanized fawn

    A northwest Indiana woman who rescued a deer fawn that got entangled in barbed wire and brought it to an animal hospital is upset the state Department of Natural Resources ordered it be euthanized.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WTHR Indianapolis

  2. Investor in Grand Canyon Skywalk dies at 51

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas businessman who developed the Grand Canyon Skywalk glass bridge in northwestern Arizona and later became entangled in legal battles about it has died in Los Angeles, a company representative said Friday.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Woman upset that DNR killed a fawn

    A northwest Indiana woman who rescued a deer fawn that got entangled in barbed wire and brought it to an animal hospital is upset the state Department of Natural Resources ordered it be euthanized. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WISH-TV Indianapolis

Quotes

  1. "The new democratic government of Iraq, during this crucial period of reconstruction, cannot afford to have its funds entangled in such lawsuits in the United States," Scott Stanzel, a White House spokesman, said in a statement.
    on Dec 28, 2007 By: Scott Stanzel Source: New York Times

  2. Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee, said, "The American people are not happy with the expanding power of the federal government. Democrats are expected to push back by portraying Republicans as entangled in...
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Jeff Sessions Source: Daily Beast

  3. "I think I have done a good job in rising politically in this environmentwithout being entangled in some of the traditional problems of Chicagopolitics," Obama told reporters and editors at a Tribune editorial boardmeeting several weeks ago.
    on May 10, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Chicago Tribune

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