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

  Mat \Mat\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Matted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Matting.]
     1. To cover or lay with mats. --Evelyn.
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     2. To twist, twine, or felt together; to interweave into, or
        like, a mat; to entangle.
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              And o'er his eyebrows hung his matted hair.
                                                    --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Matted \Mat"ted\, a. [See 3d Mat.]
     1. Covered with a mat or mats; as, a matted floor.
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     2. Tangled closely together; having its parts adhering
        closely together; as, matted hair.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Matted \Mat"ted\, a. [See Matte.]
     Having a dull surface; lusterless; unburnished; same as
     matte; as, matted gold leaf or gilding.
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     Matted glass, glass ornamented with figures on a dull
        ground.
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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.
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     2. deeply involved especially in something problematic; as,
        entangled in the conflict.
  
     Syn: embroiled.
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     3. constrained by or as if by a convoluted rope or net;
        ensnared.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  matted
      adj 1: tangled in a dense mass; "tried to push through the
             matted undergrowth"
      2: not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a
         photograph with a matte finish" [syn: flat, mat, matt,
         matte, matted]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  64 Moby Thesaurus words for "matted":
     Byzantine, balled up, bristly, bushy, cirrose, complex,
     complicated, confounded, confused, convoluted, crabbed, daedal,
     devious, disheveled, elaborate, embrangled, entangled, fleecy,
     flocculent, fouled up, furry, fuzzy, hairy, hirsute, hispid,
     implicated, intricate, involuted, involved, knotted, labyrinthian,
     labyrinthine, lanate, loused up, many-faceted, mazy, meandering,
     messed up, mixed up, mucked up, multifarious, mussed up, perplexed,
     pilose, pubescent, ramified, roundabout, ruffled, rumpled,
     screwed up, shagged, shaggy, snaggy, snarled, subtle, tangled,
     tangly, tousled, tously, tumbled, twisted, uncombed, unshorn,
     woolly
  
  

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