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Synonyms for ensnarl

to twist together so that separation is difficult

to gain control of or an advantage over by or as if by trapping

Synonyms for ensnarl

entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh

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19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As traffic woes ensnarl life in the Northwest, the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance suggests that residents here would rather suffer from the driver's seat of their own car than swap their ride for a car-free lifestyle.
A doctrine of standing bottomed on causation and redressability could impede citizen-suit enforcement, much as the complexities of proving causation ensnarl common-law environmental claims.
But the cumulative effect of such behavior is to ensnarl traffic, and the greater the pressure on the traffic system, the more tightly gridlock takes hold.
But don't ensnarl Southland transportation in a dead-end policy.
Also, city transportation officials recommended Monday that the City Council put the pipeline route franchise being sought by Anschutz's company out to bid, which could bring in competitors and further ensnarl the project.
The Order misinterprets "ATDS" to consider potential rather than present ability, erases the random-or-sequential-number-generation requirement from the statute, and ensnarls regulated parties in uncertain and contradictory tests.
Developing nations bear the greatest burden because of the presence of a wide range of parasites, toxins, and biological hazards, as well as a lack of surveillance, prevention, and treatment measures--all of which ensnarls the poor in a chronic cycle of infection.