- v force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
- v tangle or complicate
- v disarrange or rumple; dishevel
- v twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
The child entangled the cord
- a in a confused mass
pushed back her tangled hair
the tangled ropes
- s highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
Oh, what a tangled web we weave"- Sir Walter Scott
- The "tangled bank" he had initially attributed to an unnamed power, but in the third and subsequent editions, he included God in the evolutionary process.
- With testimony from 95 witnesses, the prosecutors have outlined a tangled tale of secret Swiss bank accounts and laundered money, forged signatures and phony names, bribes and .
- True enough, the tanks and armored cars got tangled up with civilian vehicles.
News & Articles
- Trucks pulling wires, seperate crash keep Radnor first responders busy
Radnor police and firefighters were busy handling a number of incidents Tuesday morning involving a truck tangled in wires and other vehicle-related incidents. Units were fire called to St. Davids Road and Pembroke Avenue when a truck became entangled in wires and snapped a pole.
June 20, 2013 - Main Line Suburban Life
- Turtle entangled in rope off Midtown Beach dies
Ship wrecks make for great underwater scenery and habitat, but one such wreck may have contributed to the death Thursday morning of a green turtle off Midtown Beach. A lifeguard spotted a turtle tangled on a rope shortly before noon in waters near Worth Avenue. Fire-Rescue staff had hoped the turtle, could be saved, but it apparently drowned. “It was just a length of rope that got tangled around ...
June 20, 2013 - Palm Beach Daily News
- Bird gets tangled with NV Energy equipment, causes brush fire in southwest Reno
A bird got tangled up with NV Energy equipment and sparked a small brush fire, NV Energy reports.. An NV Energy crew will replacing the lightning arrestor and other equipment on the pole that was damaged, NV Energy spokesman Karl Walquist said.
June 17, 2013 - Reno Gazette-Journal
- Guillermo del Toro in The Guardian
It's not greenlit,Del Toro said last month. "That's categorical. We've been caught in a very tangled negotiation. There cannot be any start dates until the MGM [financial] situation gets resolved. They do hold a considerable portion of the...
- Darius Songaila in International Herald Tribune
We got tangled up, my arm got caught inside of his, and when he tried to free himself, it was just an accident. He lifted my arm and it him right in the face. It was caused by him,Songaila said Thursday. "It wasn't my intention or anything...
- Eddie Jordan in SportingNews.com
I stand my ground. I thought he got tangled up with LeBron, and LeBron tried to get untangled. And in his method of trying to get untangled, Darius' arm just flew at his chin,Jordan said.