entanglement

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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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He sat down abruptly, almost cataleptically, drew his head away from the clutch of her hands and out of the entanglement of her hair, and, his nose thrust upward at an angle of forty-five degrees, he began to quiver and to breathe audibly in rhythm to the rhythm of her singing.
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.
The Mistress said--" He paused, and waved his hand rapidly to and fro before his eyes, as if he were brushing away some visionary confusion or entanglement.
Even so, they were twice dragged backward by the weight of the sled, and slid and fell down the hill, the living and the dead, the haul-ropes and the sled, in ghastly entanglement.
This latter seems merely to be produced by the entanglement of the single threads.
Yes, of course,' returned he, nicely reducing an entanglement in the pony's redundant hoary mane.
He sat with his mouth full of toast and his eyes sparkling with mischief, watching my intellectual entanglement.
The small servant screwed her face into an expression of the very uttermost entanglement of slyness, and shook her head.
This resistance to chain slippage is due to the effect of entanglements (ref.
Moreover, the scientists did it in a way that promises to make entanglements of larger numbers of particles not just possible but attainable on demand, they say.
The best strategy for homeland security is to avoid foreign entanglements abroad and restore limited government at home.
The 26-story Crown Building with its distinctive gold accented tower was recently acquired by Green, Spitzer and Winter, which extracted the distinguished building from the legal entanglements that inhibited its full and productive use.
Cutler noted that the Company is negotiating to secure interim, debtor-in-possession financing which will allow it to operate in the Chapter 11 case while it works to free itself from its entanglements with DVI.
Science, he shows us, can no longer be "pure" and scientists cannot avoid entanglements with the powerful military and political forces that control our shared destiny.
Moreover, the size of the Juilliard stage (smaller than that of the New York State Theater) intensifies the drama of contained space, a theme of the ballet, and the claustrophobia of its human entanglements.