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Synonyms for snag

Synonyms for snag

a tricky or unsuspected condition

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Synonyms for snag

a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest

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an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

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an unforeseen obstacle

catch on a snag

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get by acting quickly and smartly

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hew jaggedly

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Part of the trawling gear had snagged on a pipeline 120 miles off Aberdeen.
Mr Lawrence said nobody saw the accident but the most likely scenario was that Mr Begley was standing between the dies when a trailing chain snagged onto one, causing it to rotate.
I thought I'd snagged up, and then the snag started to move," explained Phil.
James Ring, 35, of Strand Street, Tralee, Co Kerry choked to death when his top got snagged on a window latch as he broke into the house.
In other concrete news, Omar Hassan won Marseille again, and Chris Senn snagged first at the Brixlegg, Austria Cradle of Death skatepark event.
Dragline also serves as the spider's anchor as she rappels down on snagged prey, like flies and bees.
Forest Service project to detect lynx in the northern United States by collecting fur snagged on rough pads that scientists had attached to trees.
As the bin was moved by an overhead gantry through the tunnel, the gantry snagged on its electrical line and Pasillas was sent to unsnag it.
Snagged a little at the ankle, but were basically quite a good pair of tights at a reasonable price.
Chicago's ESPN RADIO 1000 host Lou Canellis has snagged a one-on-one interview with former Chicago Bulls head coach and current Los Angeles Lakers head coach Phil Jackson.
At the recent Damn-Am contest in the OC, Mystery's Ryan Bobier snagged first, while Ryan Clements snagged some joker in a headlock.