Part of speech:
To envelop, enfold, entangle, or embarrass.
To cover with or as with a mat or mats
To lure into danger, difficulty, or a compromising situation.
To trap is defined as to catch someone or something.
To catch in or as if in a net; ensnare.
To turn in the opposite direction so as to loosen or separate; untwine
To get hold or control of (something difficult to catch):
To snarl is to say something mean in a bad tempered way, or when an animal bares its teeth and growls.
To get a monopoly on (a stock or commodity)
To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh.
Tangle is defined as to fight, trap, or make a knot.
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To make uneasy; disturb:
Embroil is defined as to involve someone in an argument or confusion.
To think and act in a confused, aimless way.
(Slang) To steal or loot, esp. from a defeated enemy in wartime
To free from something that entangles, confuses, etc.; extricate; disengage
To set free; release or disentangle (from a net, difficulty, etc.)
Anything complex or intricate; complication
A confused or complicated disagreement.
The condition or quality of being intricate; complexity.
A decrease in size of an organ, as of the uterus following childbirth.
(--- Greek Mythology) The maze in which the Minotaur was confined.
The definition of a maelstrom is a violent, turbulent situation, or a very powerful whirlpool.
To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
To cause to feel self-conscious or ill at ease; disconcert:
To entangle; mix up; confuse; perplex
To draw into a snarl or tangle
To twine or twist together.
To retard or obstruct the progress of.
To connect closely or intricately; intermingle; blend
Mire is to get stuck in something as if you were in mud.
To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
To ponder over a problem in an effort to solve or understand it.
To make (one's way) in a tortuous manner:
To prevent from entering; keep out; bar:
To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to illustrate the meaning of.
In a foul manner.
To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
(Intransitive, archaic) To gather simples, ie, medicinal herbs.
To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap.
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