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1. tangled

adjective. ['ˈtæŋgəld'] in a confused mass.

Synonyms

  • snarled
  • rootbound
  • snarly
  • thrown
  • thrown and twisted
  • fouled
  • matted
  • afoul
  • enmeshed
  • foul
  • entangled
  • knotty

Antonyms

  • ungeared
  • unplanted
  • up
  • clean

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Words that Rhyme with Tangled

  • strangled
  • newfangled
  • spangled
  • wrangled
  • wangled
  • mangled
  • jangled
  • fangled
  • dangled

Example sentences of the word tangled


1. Verb, past tense
A billowy shirt can get twisted and tangled as you speed through the water.

2. Adjective
Tying your hair into a pony tail is more difficult with tangled locks.

3. Verb, past participle
This will help straighten out any internal ribbon components that are tangled inside.

Quotes containing the word tangled


1. Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I'm glad for that.
- Ally Condie, Matched

2. What is it with you today?” says Christina on the way to breakfast. Her eyes are stillswollen from sleep and her tangled hair forms a fuzzy halo around her face.“Oh, you know,” I say. “Sun shining. Birds chirping.”She raises an eyebrow at me, as if reminding me that we are in an undergroundtunnel.
- Veronica Roth, Divergent

3. Oh, what a tangled web we weave...when first we practice to deceive.
- Walter Scott, Marmion

2. tangled

adjective. ['ˈtæŋgəld'] highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious.

Synonyms

  • Byzantine
  • involved
  • convoluted
  • complex
  • knotty

Antonyms

  • bright
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • free
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