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A jumbled or confused state or condition:
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  1. A jumbled or confused state or condition:
  2. (Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
  3. A jumbled, confused condition
A complicated condition or structure; complex, involved, or confused relationship of parts
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  1. A complicated condition or structure; complex, involved, or confused relationship of parts
  2. A factor, condition, or element that complicates.
  3. (Medicine) A secondary disease, an accident, or a negative reaction occurring during the course of an illness and usually aggravating the illness.
(Jazz) A low, rough, husky, often muted sound produced on a trumpet, trombone, etc.
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  1. (Jazz) A low, rough, husky, often muted sound produced on a trumpet, trombone, etc.
  2. The low, guttural, menacing sound made by an animal:
  3. A gruff surly utterance:
(Onomatopoeia) A low thundering, rumbling or growling sound.
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  1. (Onomatopoeia) A low thundering, rumbling or growling sound.
  2. A rumble
  3. A rumble; a growl.
A knot in wood; a large or hard knot, or a protuberance with twisted grain, on a tree.
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  1. A knot in wood; a large or hard knot, or a protuberance with twisted grain, on a tree.
  2. (Mathematics) The average value of the magnitude squared of the curl of a vector field over a continuous path that is tangent to the vector field at every point. In mathematical notation, gnarl is represented by the lowercase Greek letter ξ.
  3. Something resembling a knot in wood, such as in stone or limbs.
To rumble, as thunder, cannons, etc.
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  1. To rumble, as thunder, cannons, etc.
  2. To emit a low guttural sound or utterance.
  3. To speak in an angry or surly manner.
(Intransitive) To snarl or growl; to gnar.
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  1. (Intransitive) To snarl or growl; to gnar.
  2. To knot or twist something.
  3. To form gnarls
To mutter or mumble in discontent; complain in a surly or peevish manner
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  1. To mutter or mumble in discontent; complain in a surly or peevish manner
  2. To express in a grumbling discontented manner:
  3. (Intransitive) To complain; to murmur or mutter with discontent; to make ill-natured complaints in a low voice and a surly manner.
To complain or grumble
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  1. To complain or grumble
  2. To say in low, indistinct, often angry or discontented, tones
  3. To speak in low, indistinct tones without much movement of the lips, as in complaining or in speaking to oneself
To express or use threats.
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  1. To express or use threats.
  2. To express a threat against or give indications of taking hostile action against:
  3. To cause (someone) to feel that his or her power, social standing, or self-esteem is in danger of being diminished:
To remove bark from (a tree or log).
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  1. To remove bark from (a tree or log).
  2. The protective outer covering of the trunk, branches, and roots of trees and other woody plants. Bark includes all tissues outside the vascular cambium. In older trees, bark is usually divided into inner bark, consisting of living phloem, and outer bark, consisting of the periderm (the phelloderm, cork cambium, and cork) and all the tissues outside it. The outer bark is mainly dead tissue that protects the tree from heat, cold, insects, and other dangers. The appearance of bark varies according to the manner in which the periderm forms, as in broken layers or smoother rings. Bark also has lenticels, porous corky areas that allow for the exchange of water vapor and gases with the interior living tissues.
  3. To utter a bark.
To cry out sharply, as in pain
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  1. To cry out sharply, as in pain
  2. To utter an abrupt, high-pitched noise.
  3. To utter a short, sharp bark or cry:
To break suddenly with a brisk, sharp, cracking sound.
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  1. To break suddenly with a brisk, sharp, cracking sound.
  2. To cause to emit a snapping sound:
  3. To bring the jaws briskly together, often with a clicking sound; bite.
To issue a thunderous verbal attack or denunciation:
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  1. To issue a thunderous verbal attack or denunciation:
  2. To cause to explode
  3. To issue (a denunciation, for example) thunderously.
To behave like a bully.
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  1. To behave like a bully.
  2. To force one's way aggressively or by intimidation:
  3. To treat in an overbearing or intimidating manner.
To say noisily and aggressively
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  1. To say noisily and aggressively
  2. To blow in loud, violent gusts, as the wind during a storm.
  3. To speak or conduct oneself in a noisy, swaggering, or bullying manner
To find fault or disagree:
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  1. To find fault or disagree:
  2. To engage in a quarrel; dispute angrily.
  3. To have a heated dispute or disagreement, often, specif., with a resultant breach in friendship
To assail with insulting or hurtful words; revile.
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  1. To assail with insulting or hurtful words; revile.
  2. To force sexual activity on; rape or molest.
  3. To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
To treat with a bark infusion, as in leather tanning
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  1. To treat with a bark infusion, as in leather tanning
  2. To remove bark from (a tree or log).
  3. To utter a bark.
To pull apart or break with a snapping sound.
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  1. To pull apart or break with a snapping sound.
  2. To bring the jaws briskly together, often with a clicking sound; bite.
  3. With, or as with, a snap
A children's pastime in which a string looped over the fingers is transferred back and forth on the hands of the players so as to form different designs
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  1. A children's pastime in which a string looped over the fingers is transferred back and forth on the hands of the players so as to form different designs
  2. A game in which a string is looped on the fingers to form an intricate pattern between a player's hands that can be successively varied or transferred to another player's hands.
  3. An intricate pattern:
A form of electronic dance music originating in England in the early 1990s, that blends elements of hip hop, reggae, techno, and house music, emphasizing fast tempos, heavy, elongated bass beats, and highly syncopated, complicated breakbeats and rhythms
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  1. A form of electronic dance music originating in England in the early 1990s, that blends elements of hip hop, reggae, techno, and house music, emphasizing fast tempos, heavy, elongated bass beats, and highly syncopated, complicated breakbeats and rhythms
  2. A large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals.
  3. (Uncountable) A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.
A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
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  1. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
  2. A lump or knob in a thread, cord, etc., formed by passing one free end through a loop and drawing it tight, or by a tangle drawn tight
  3. The round, often darker cross section of such a lump as it appears on a piece of cut lumber.
The system of interconnecting canals and spaces that make up the inner ear of many vertebrates. The labyrinth has both a bony component, made up of the cochlea, the semicircular canals, and the vestibule, and a membranous one.
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  1. The system of interconnecting canals and spaces that make up the inner ear of many vertebrates. The labyrinth has both a bony component, made up of the cochlea, the semicircular canals, and the vestibule, and a membranous one.
  2. A structure consisting of an intricate network of winding passages bordered as by walls or hedges; specif., such a structure designed for prayer and meditation: technically, a labyrinth (unlike a maze) contains no dead ends and consists of a single path leading to a center
  3. An intricate structure of interconnecting passages through which it is difficult to find one's way; a maze.
Something made up of many confused or conflicting elements; a tangle.
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  1. Something made up of many confused or conflicting elements; a tangle.
  2. An intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathways, as in a garden; a labyrinth.
  3. A labyrinth; a puzzle consisting of a complicated network of paths or passages, the aim of which is to find one's way.
An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
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  1. An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
  2. A net or network
  3. A structure of interlocking metal links
A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.
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  1. A tract of soft, wet ground; a marsh; a fen.
  2. Anything that entraps or makes progress difficult.
  3. Something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms:
A quantity of yarn, thread, or the like, put up together, after it is taken from the reel. A skein of cotton yarn is formed by eighty turns of the thread round a fifty-four inch reel.
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  1. A quantity of yarn, thread, or the like, put up together, after it is taken from the reel. A skein of cotton yarn is formed by eighty turns of the thread round a fifty-four inch reel.
  2. A sequence of events, esp. a series of games won or lost by a team
  3. (Figuratively) A web, a weave, a tangle.
(Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
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  1. (Informal) A fight, quarrel, or argument
  2. Any large type of seaweed, especially a species of Laminaria.
  3. An intertwisted, confused mass of things, as string, branches, etc.; snarl
The World Wide Web.
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  1. The World Wide Web.
  2. Something intricately contrived, especially something that ensnares or entangles:
  3. A complex, interconnected structure or arrangement:
To draw into a snarl or tangle
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  1. To draw into a snarl or tangle
  2. To entangle; to trap.
  3. To entangle in or as if in a snarl:
To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
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  1. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
  2. To cause to become twisted together or caught in a snarl or entwining mass:
  3. To involve in such complications as to render extrication difficult; hence, metaphorically, to insnare; to perplex; to bewilder; to puzzle; as, to entangle the feet in a net, or in briers.
To become foul.
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  1. To become foul.
  2. (--- Baseball) To hit a ball outside the foul lines:
  3. (--- Sports) To commit a foul against.
To become tangled
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  1. To become tangled
  2. (Informal) To fight, quarrel, or argue
  3. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
To make or become intricate, difficult, or involved
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  1. To make or become intricate, difficult, or involved
  2. To twist or become twisted together.
To cause to feel self-conscious, confused, and ill at ease; disconcert; fluster
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  1. To cause to feel self-conscious, confused, and ill at ease; disconcert; fluster
  2. To become flustered, self-conscious, etc.
  3. To cause difficulties to; hinder; impede
To involve in difficulty
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  1. To involve in difficulty
  2. To involve in difficulties or embarrassments; to embarrass, puzzle, or distract by adverse or perplexing circumstances, interests, demands, etc.; to hamper; to bewilder.
  3. To cause to be tangled or confused; complicate
To draw or hold within itself; include
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  1. To draw or hold within itself; include
  2. To engage (oneself) in a love affair:
  3. To relate to or affect:
To make confusedly intricate; complicate:
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  1. To make confusedly intricate; complicate:
  2. To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
To tangle or complicate.
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  1. To tangle or complicate.
  2. To separate the fibers or threads of (cloth, for example); unravel.
  3. (Archaic) To become complicated or tangled
(Informal) To fight, quarrel, or argue
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  1. (Informal) To fight, quarrel, or argue
  2. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
  3. To be or become entangled.
To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
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  1. To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
  2. (--- Archaic) To cause to feel embarrassment.
  3. To mix up; jumble together; put into disorder
To throw into confusion or disarray.
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  1. To throw into confusion or disarray.
  2. To disturb the normal physical or mental health of; derange.
  3. To throw into disorder; disarrange
To mix in a confused, disorderly heap
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  1. To mix in a confused, disorderly heap
  2. To mix in a confused way; throw together carelessly:
  3. To confuse mentally
  1. To damage; injure.
  2. To botch, bungle; to perform poorly on.
  3. To cause (another person) to make unwanted mistakes in a given task, usually through distraction or obnoxious behavior.
To confuse or befuddle (a person or the mind, for example).
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  1. To confuse or befuddle (a person or the mind, for example).
  2. To mix (a drink or the ingredients of a drink), especially with a muddler.
  3. To put into a state of confusion; confuse:
To cause (aircraft) to take off as fast as possible, as to intercept enemy aircraft.
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  1. To cause (aircraft) to take off as fast as possible, as to intercept enemy aircraft.
  2. To run forward with the ball when unable to complete an intended pass play. Used of a quarterback.
  3. (Football) To maneuver about in the backfield while seeking an open receiver to whom to pass the ball; also, to run with the ball if unable to find a receiver
To make confused or chaotic.
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  1. To make confused or chaotic.
  2. To throw into confusion
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