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Synonyms for snag

Synonyms for snag

a tricky or unsuspected condition

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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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ACE has rolled out the ComfortFlex Brush, which it says will help avoid the pain associated with brushing and is gentle on thinning hair because it minimizes snagging and pulling.
According to Beckwith, who has patrolled the Santa Monica Pier for many years, sometimes the snagging operations can be quite sophisticated, with one person snagging the bugs, another helping land them, and a runner to dispose of the evidence.
NEW YORK ABC scored a double victory last week at the 60th annual Overseas Press Club Awards, snagging honors for business and human rights reporting.
Tim went back to his studio and constructed a snagging device.
a New York-based CPA and management consulting firm, says his 20-year-old company has used its longevity to its advantage in snagging outsourcing contracts with Fortune 500 companies.
Madonna made history by becoming the most honored artist in the history of the MTV Video Music Awards by snagging the moonman trophy for Best Video From A Film with "Beautiful Stranger" from Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me.
122,650 CY of excavation, 22,203 LF of clearing and snagging, 19.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) accepted that it "failed to carry out a suitable and sufficient risk assessment in relation to the risks to which employees were exposed" in relation to becoming trapped between two dies, or struck or crushed by a moving die, following a snagging of chains or slings.
THIS hungry osprey bit off more that it could chew when it set its sights on snagging a monster trout.