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snarl2

snarl2

 
pronunciation:
snarl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tangle or mat, esp. of hair, thread, fishing line, or the like.
synonyms:
mat, tangle, tousle
similar words:
twine
definition 2: a confused or tangled situation.
a rush-hour traffic snarl
synonyms:
imbroglio, snafu, tangle
similar words:
mess
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: snarled, snarling, snarls
definition 1: to cause to become tangled or knotted.
synonyms:
entangle, foul, knot, tangle
similar words:
mat, ravel, tousle
definition 2: to make complicated; confuse (sometimes fol. by up).
The accident snarled traffic.His doubts snarled up the problem even worse.
synonyms:
complicate, embroil, entangle, tangle
similar words:
confound, confuse, embarrass, involve, jumble, mess, mix up, muddle
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become confused, complicated, or tangled.
synonyms:
foul, knot, tangle
similar words:
jumble, mat