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 for Entangled
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  entangled \entangled\ adj.
     1. in a confused mass. Contrasted with untangled. [Narrower
        terms: afoul(postnominal), foul, fouled; knotted,
        snarled, snarly; matted; rootbound; intertwined]
     Syn: tangled.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. deeply involved especially in something problematic; as,
        entangled in the conflict.
     Syn: embroiled.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     3. constrained by or as if by a convoluted rope or net;
        [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Entangle \En*tan"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entangled; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Entangling.]
     1. To twist or interweave in such a manner as not to be
        easily separated; to make tangled, confused, and
        intricate; as, to entangle yarn or the hair.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To involve in such complications as to render extrication
        a bewildering difficulty; hence, metaphorically, to
        insnare; to perplex; to bewilder; to puzzle; as, to
        entangle the feet in a net, or in briers. "Entangling
        alliances." --Washington.
        [1913 Webster]
              The difficulties that perplex men's thoughts and
              entangle their understandings.        --Locke.
        [1913 Webster]
              Allowing her to entangle herself with a person whose
              future was so uncertain.              --Froude.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: deeply involved especially in something complicated;
             "embroiled in the conflict"; "felt unwilling entangled in
             their affairs" [syn: embroiled, entangled]
      2: twisted together in a tangled mass; "toiled through entangled
         growths of mesquite"
      3: involved in difficulties

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