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tan•gle



Pronunciation: (tang'gul), [key]
v., -gled, -gling,
n.


v.t.
1. to bring together into a mass of confusedly interlaced or intertwisted threads, strands, or other like parts; snarl.
2. to involve in something that hampers, obstructs, or overgrows: The bushes were tangled with vines.
3. to catch and hold in or as if in a net or snare.

v.i.
1. to be or become tangled.
2. Informal.to come into conflict; fight or argue: I don't want to tangle with him over the new ruling.

n.
1. a tangled condition or situation.
2. a tangled or confused mass or assemblage of something.
3. a confused jumble: a tangle of contradictory statements.
4. Informal.a conflict; disagreement: He got into a tangle with the governor.

tan•gle



Pronunciation: (tang'gul), [key]
n.
any of several large seaweeds of the genus Laminaria.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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