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tangles

noun
plural of tangle

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a state of mental uncertainty
  • my mind's been in a tangle ever since I learned some disturbing information about an online acquaintance

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tangles

verb
present tense third-person singular of tangle

Synonyms & Antonyms of tangles (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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“Tangles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tangles. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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