Part of speech:
A growl, as of an angry or surly dog, or similar; grumbling sounds
An argument or a fight.
An angry, noisy argument or dispute.
The definition of a tiff is a small argument.
A noisy, petty quarrel or dispute; wrangle
(Informal) A brief, petty quarrel or dispute
An angry dispute; an altercation.
A quarrel or conflict:
A disputing; argument; debate
A disagreement or quarrel
(Obsolete) Conflict; strife.
A quarrel or dispute
A sharp disagreement; conflict
(Archaic) A skirmish or quarrel
A netlike, woven material, as that used for stockings
A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
Mat is defined as to put protective coverings on the floor or table, or to tangle.
To involve in or as in a tangle; catch, as in a net, vine, etc., so that escape is difficult; ensnare
To be prolonged tediously; move or pass too slowly
To move swiftly in a lofty manner, as if in a trailing robe:
To throw into confusion or disorder; entangle.
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To disarrange the hair or clothing of.
To disarrange or rumple; dishevel.
To provide with a trap.
To get hold or control of (something difficult to catch):
To involve; to entangle; to make intricate or complicated.
(Baseball) To throw an inside pitch to (a batter), especially to prevent the batter from hitting the ball with the thicker part of the bat.
Involve is defined as to include or add as a participant.
To connect closely or intricately; intermingle; blend
The definition of intertwine is to join things by combining together.
To catch in or as if in a trap.
To wind cylindrically or spirally.
To throw (the mind, a person, etc.) into confusion; unbalance or upset
To cause (a person or the mind) to be unbalanced.
To disrupt or break up the order, arrangement, or system of; throw into confusion or disorder
(Now Rare) To disturb the order of
To upset the arrangement, order, or operation of; unsettle; disorder
To prevent the free movement, action, or progress of:
To fail to distinguish between; mistake the identity of
To argue or find fault over trivial matters or minor concerns; cavil.
To have a disagreement; quarrel; dispute
To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
To hinder the activity or free movement of.
To fill up; encrust; choke
A sequence or arrangement of successive things:
To free from confusion; clear up; put in order
(Figuratively) To clear from complication or difficulty; to unfold; to solve.
To clear up or resolve (a plot, for example); unravel.
To arrange properly or in a certain way; set in order; adjust
The definition of a conflict is a fight or disagreement.
To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
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