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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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Meddling in other states' domestic affairs and clinging to the fool's-errand of democratic transformation will forever preclude a match of available means to such lofty ends, ensnarling the United States in the chimera of regime change.
2 million and reporters in Kentucky uncovering stories of questionable recruiting techniques that contributed to a spectacular jump in enrollment--from just under 200 in 2003 to more than 3,700 last fall the legal thicket ensnarling Decker seems only to be growing.
I like very much the metaphor of Gulliver, of ensnarling the giant," Castaneda told Mexican journalists in a November 2002 interview.