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in a confused mass

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highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious

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They stumbled into wet, boggy places; they got all tangled up in thick convolvulus-runners; they scratched themselves on thorns, and twice they nearly lost the medicine-bag in the under-brush.
He was bareheaded, and the leaves had tossed his rebellious curls and tangled all their gilded threads.
Consequently, he had a quality of experience that was immensely valuable in straightening out the tangled affairs of the telephone.
As well as he could make out he was unclad, with a thick black beard, long tangled hair, and bare legs and feet, his thighs were covered by breeches apparently of tawny velvet but so ragged that they showed his skin in several places.
These words were said by a huntsman peacefully seated at the edge of the forest of Ile-Adam, who was finishing an Havana cigar while waiting for his companion, who had lost his way in the tangled underbrush of the wood.
Minute fungi overspread the whole exterior, hanging in a fine tangled web-work from the eaves.
When they came close to the shore they saw an emaciated creature with scant white locks tangled and matted.
Country in which there are precipitous cliffs with torrents running between, deep natural hollows, confined places, tangled thickets, quagmires and crevasses, should be left with all possible speed and not approached.
The gaunt, careworn features and dusty figures were made plain by this quaint light at the dawning, but it dressed the skin of the men in corpselike hues and made the tangled limbs appear pulseless and dead.
The track she had made when drifting while her heart stood still within her iron ribs looked like a tangled thread on the white paper of the chart.
Scenting-dew or starlight pale, Choose no tangled tree-cat trail.
We are excusable for getting a little tangled as to time.
He deployed his men into a skirmish line from the point where Esmeralda had been found, and in this extended formation they pushed their way, sweating and panting, through the tangled vines and creepers.
With dim lights and tangled circumstance they tried to shape their thought and deed in noble agreement; but after all, to common eyes their struggles seemed mere inconsistency and formlessness; for these later-born Theresas were helped by no coherent social faith and order which could perform the function of knowledge for the ardently willing soul.
It was necessary that they be constantly on the alert since they never knew what might confront them at the next turn of the winding jungle trail or what might lie concealed in the tangled bushes at either side.