entoil

verb
en·​toil | \ in-ˈtȯi(-ə)l How to pronounce entoil (audio) \
entoiled; entoiling; entoils

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Synonyms & Antonyms for entoil

Synonyms

catch up, enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, ensnarl, entangle, entrap, mesh, net, snare, tangle, trap

Antonyms

disentangle, untangle

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Examples of entoil in a Sentence

entoiled by the strings of fate

First Known Use of entoil

1581, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of entoil was in 1581

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