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Another word for snarl

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Verb
  1. To speak abruptly and sharply

      1. To make a brisk sharp cracking sound:
      2. To break suddenly with a brisk, sharp, cracking sound.
      3. To give way abruptly under pressure or tension:
      1. The harsh sound uttered by a dog.
      2. A sound, such as a cough, that is similar to a dog's bark.
      3. To utter a bark.
  2. To twist together so that separation is difficult

      1. To mix together or intertwine in a confused mass; snarl:
      2. To catch or ensnare in an intertwined or confused mass:
      3. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
      1. Offensive to the senses; revolting:
      2. Having a bad odor or taste:
      3. Rotten or putrid:
      1. To cause to become twisted together or caught in a snarl or entwining mass:
      2. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
      3. To cause (the quantum states of two or more objects) to become correlated in such a way that they remain correlated, even though the objects are separated spatially.
      1. To entangle in or as if in a snarl:
    See also:

    order

  3. To make complex, intricate, or perplexing

      1. To mix together or intertwine in a confused mass; snarl:
      2. To catch or ensnare in an intertwined or confused mass:
      3. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
      1. To separate the fibers or threads of (cloth, for example); unravel.
      2. To clarify by separating the aspects of.
      3. To tangle or complicate.
      1. To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
      2. To make confusedly intricate; complicate:
      1. To have as a necessary feature or consequence; entail:
      2. To relate to or affect:
      3. To cause to burn; spread to:
      1. To cause to become twisted together or caught in a snarl or entwining mass:
      2. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
      3. To cause (the quantum states of two or more objects) to become correlated in such a way that they remain correlated, even though the objects are separated spatially.
      1. To cause to feel self-conscious or ill at ease; disconcert:
      2. To hinder with obstacles or difficulties; impede:
      3. To involve in or hamper with financial difficulties:
      1. To make or become complex or perplexing.
      2. To twist or become twisted together.
      3. Complex, intricate, and involved.
    See also:

    simple

  4. To put into total disorder

    See also:

    order

Noun
  1. Something that is intricately and often bewilderingly complex

      1. A woven fabric, especially one on a loom or just removed from it.
      2. The structural part of cloth.
      3. A latticed or woven structure:
      1. To mix together or intertwine in a confused mass; snarl:
      2. To catch or ensnare in an intertwined or confused mass:
      3. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
      1. A length of thread or yarn wound in a loose long coil.
      2. Something suggesting the coil of a skein; a complex tangle:
      3. A flock of geese or similar birds in flight.
      1. An area of low-lying, soggy ground.
      2. Something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms:
      1. Any of the open spaces in a net or network; an interstice.
      2. The cords, threads, or wires surrounding these spaces.
      3. An openwork fabric or structure; a net or network:
      1. An intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathways, as in a garden; a labyrinth.
      2. A physical situation in which it is easy to get lost:
      3. A graphic puzzle, the solution of which is an uninterrupted path through an intricate pattern of line segments from a starting point to a goal.
      1. An intricate structure of interconnecting passages through which it is difficult to find one's way; a maze.
      2. The maze in which the Minotaur was confined.
      3. Something highly intricate or convoluted in character, composition, or construction:
      1. A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
      2. A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
      3. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
      1. Land covered with a dense growth of tropical vegetation.
      2. A dense thicket or growth.
      3. A dense, confused mass; a jumble.
      1. The state of being entangled; intricate and confused involution.
      2. That which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.
      3. Specifically, in fortification, an obstruction placed in front or on the flank of a fortification, to impede an enemy's approach.
      1. 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.
      2. An intricate pattern:
    See also:

    simple

Another word for snarl

Noun
  1. Confusion

    See also:

    confusion

  2. A snarling sound

    See also:

    noise

Verb
  1. See also:

    cry