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tangled

adjective

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having many parts or aspects that are usually interrelated
  • it helps to have a lawyer to sort out the tangled contracts that home buyers typically have to contend with

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tangled

verb
past tense of tangle

Synonyms & Antonyms of tangled (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to catch or hold as if in a net
  • was at last tangled in the web of lies that he had told to everyone

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2 to twist together into a usually confused mass
  • that darn cat tangled the yarn I was trying to knit with

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The first known use of tangled was in 1596

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“Tangled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tangled. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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