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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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Developing nations bear the greatest burden because of the presence of a wide range of parasites, toxins, and biological hazards and the lack of surveillance, prevention, and treatment measures--all of which ensnarl the poor in a chronic cycle of infection.
From these studies, we also learn something timely and important about school principals, who recently were shown (by Public Agenda, in Trying to Stay Ahead of the Game) to be especially frustrated and exasperated by the bureaucracy, red tape, and politics that ensnarl them in regular school systems.
To admit that is to admit that we need politicians and politics, we need manipulation, we do have ambitions and interests and weaknesses that can ensnarl or release us -- we are not golden but human.
As we said our goodbyes, I could not resist remarking: Is it not a better world in which we write about each other rather than try to ensnarl people into betraying their countries?
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 highlights of "Ray Donovan" have always been the debauchery that ensnarls Voight's Mickey Donovan, particularly when it involves dancing.
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.