enmeshing

variants also immeshing
present participle of enmesh
as in ensnaring
to catch or hold as if in a net soon after Eli Whitney had invented it, others copied his cotton gin, and he spent the rest of his life enmeshed in lawsuits trying to protect his invention

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“Enmeshing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enmeshing. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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