gnarl gnarl  /ˈnɑrl/


  1. (n) something twisted and tight and swollen
  2. (v) twist into a state of deformity
  3. (v) make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath


Derived Word(s)


  1. Roots and trunks begin to warp, gnarl and shrink.
  2. He knows how consciences can cramp under strain, how idealism can gnarl the mind.
  3. Wiggins is a robust man with snow white hair, eyebrows that arch in incredulity and strong hands beginning to gnarl like briar.


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