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 for Entangling
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.
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     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.
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              The difficulties that perplex men's thoughts and
              entangle their understandings.        --Locke.
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              Allowing her to entangle herself with a person whose
              future was so uncertain.              --Froude.
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