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entangle

  

      vb   tr  
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  
  entangler      n  
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entangle

  
1    catch, compromise, embroil, enmesh, ensnare, entrap, foul, implicate, involve, knot, mat, mix up, ravel, snag, snare, tangle, trammel, trap  
2    bewilder, complicate, confuse, jumble, mix up, muddle, perplex, puzzle, snarl, twist  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    detach, disconnect, disengage, disentangle, extricate, free, loose, separate, sever, unfold, unravel, unsnarl, untangle, untwist  
2    clarify, clear (up), resolve, simplify, work out  

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n.
1: marked by an often ill-natured inclination to stress faults and raise objections <captious critics> 2: calculated to confuse, entrap, or entangle in argument <a captious question>
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