entangler

entangle

[en-tang-guhl]
verb (used with object), entangled, entangling.
1.
to make tangled; ensnarl; intertwine.
2.
to involve in or as in a tangle; ensnare; enmesh: to be entangled by intrigue.
3.
to involve in difficulties.
4.
to confuse or perplex.

Origin:
1530–40; en-1 + tangle

entangleable, adjective
entangledly, adverb
entangledness, noun
entangler, noun
entanglingly, adverb
interentangle, verb (used with object), interentangled, interentangling.
unentangleable, adjective
unentangled, adjective
unentangling, adjective


3. See involve. 4. bewilder.
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entangle (ɪnˈtæŋɡəl)
 
vb
1.  to catch or involve in or as if in a tangle; ensnare or enmesh
2.  to make tangled or twisted; snarl
3.  to make complicated; confuse
4.  to involve in difficulties; entrap
 
en'tangler
 
n

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entangle
1520s, from en- + tangled. Related: Entangled; entangling.
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