transitive verb
en·​trammel | \ ə̇n‧, en‧+ \

Definition of entrammel

: to entangle or hamper : fetter allowed himself to become entrammeled by convention and society— R. S. Hillyer the eternal melancholy of the entrammeled Irish soul— Liam O'Flaherty

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en- entry 1 + trammel (net)

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“Entrammel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entrammel. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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