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1. tangle

noun. ['ˈtæŋgəl'] a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven.

Synonyms

  • shag
  • hairball
  • trichobezoar
  • natural object

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • disengage
  • stay

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Rhymes with Tangle

  • strangle
  • newfangle
  • stangl
  • spangle
  • wrangle
  • wrangell
  • wangle
  • pangle
  • nangle
  • mangle
  • langill
  • jangle
  • gangl
  • fangle
  • dangle
  • bangle

How do you pronounce tangle?

Pronounce tangle as ˈtæŋgəl.

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Sentences with tangle


1. Verb, past tense
Allowing your poodle's hair to air-dry will result in tight little curls that tangle easily.

2. Verb, base form
Try not to tangle the fur as you brush it.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Bring the loose part of the tangle up to the longest part.

4. Adjective
Take it little tangle by little tangle, and return it to a straight line.

5. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
As a pup grows, these are the areas that tangle easily.

Quotes about tangle


1. The United States is the world's best hope, but if you fetter her in the interests and quarrels of other nations, if you tangle her in the intrigues of Europe, you will destroy her power for good and endanger her very existence.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

2. I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.
- James A. Michener

3. Tangled [10w] Love becomes a tangle of roots submerged in common soil.
- Beryl Dov

2. tangle

noun. ['ˈtæŋgəl'] something jumbled or confused.

Synonyms

  • perplexity
  • maze

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • stand still
  • straight line

3. tangle

verb. ['ˈtæŋgəl'] disarrange or rumple; dishevel.

Synonyms

  • disarrange
  • dishevel

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • simplify
  • let go of

4. tangle

verb. ['ˈtæŋgəl'] force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action.

Synonyms

  • drag in
  • sweep
  • sweep up
  • embroil
  • involve

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • smoothness
  • untie
  • unfasten

5. tangle

verb. ['ˈtæŋgəl'] tangle or complicate.

Synonyms

  • enlace
  • intertwine
  • ravel
  • twine
  • entwine
  • knot
  • lace

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwine
  • ravel
  • entangle

6. tangle

verb. ['ˈtæŋgəl'] twist together or entwine into a confusing mass.

Synonyms

  • twine
  • mesh
  • mat
  • distort
  • enmesh
  • felt
  • ensnarl
  • snarl
  • entangle

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • untwist
  • brightness
  • bright
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