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becoming entangled

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the condition of being entangled or implicated

something that is intricately and often bewilderingly complex

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an intricate trap that entangles or ensnares its victim

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His head would lower out of the entanglement of the woman's hair; his feet would begin making restless, spasmodic movements as if running; and Presto, in a flash, he would be out and away, across the face of time, out of reality and into the dream, himself running in the midst of those shadowy forms in the hunting fellowship of the pack.
Reading these letters, Nicholas felt a dread of their wanting to take him away from surroundings in which, protected from all the entanglements of life, he was living so calmly and quietly.
People like Ralph and Mary, she thought, had it all their own way, and an empty space before them, and, as she envied them, she cast her mind out to imagine an empty land where all this petty intercourse of men and women, this life made up of the dense crossings and entanglements of men and women, had no existence whatever.
It was not more possible to find social isolation in that town than elsewhere, and two people persistently flirting could by no means escape from "the various entanglements, weights, blows, clashings, motions, by which things severally go on.
These hemmed them, in a very forest of hewn timber; from the entanglements, intricacies, and depths of which, as from among the boughs of a dead wood blighted for their phantom use, they kept their darksome and unwinking watch.
At each, there are a great many small dishes and plates upon the table, with very little in them; so that although there is every appearance of a mighty 'spread,' there is seldom really more than a joint: except for those who fancy slices of beet-root, shreds of dried beef, complicated entanglements of yellow pickle; maize, Indian corn, apple-sauce, and pumpkin.
Pickwick also; and under the influence of which, that gentleman got himself into complicated entanglements with harness, and mixed up with horses and wheels of chaises, in the most surprising manner, firmly believing that by so doing he was materially forwarding the preparations for their resuming their journey.
It is clear that the irascible miller was a man to interpret any chance-shot that grazed him as an attempt on his own life, and was liable to entanglements in this puzzling world, which, due consideration had to his own infallibility, required the hypothesis of a very active diabolical agency to explain them.
None of the experiments with entanglement demonstrate instantaneous influence at a distance, but only that two simultaneous, faraway events can be correlated," he wrote in an e-mail.
Distribution and manipulation of qubit entanglement between multiple devices is one of the most stringent requirements of the interconnected system.
The vision of this project is to explore conceptually, experimentally and technologically the limits of large entanglement of macroscopically distinguishable quantum states.
Although the salary supplements had an arguably secular purpose, the court opined that the practice would tend to create excessive entanglement between government and the affairs of the church.
A government committee is working to resolve indebtedness entanglement between the ministries of investment, finance, oil, and electricity which is estimated at EGP20bn, stated El-Araby during a press conference at the Ministry of Planning on Tuesday, adding that the resolution of entanglements between various executive bodies will improve the management of state assets.
Cord entanglement is a common finding in utero; however, fetal demise resulting from nuchal cord entanglement is rare (1-8).
The singing star admitted that it was the physical phenomenon of quantum entanglement which inspired her latest music.