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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.
Thus by the authority of Agramante and the wisdom of King Sobrino all this complication of disputes was arranged; but the enemy of concord and hater of peace, feeling himself slighted and made a fool of, and seeing how little he had gained after having involved them all in such an elaborate entanglement, resolved to try his hand once more by stirring up fresh quarrels and disturbances.
My father, indeed, imposed the determination, but since his death, I have not a legitimate obstacle to contend with; some affairs settled, a successor for Morton provided, an entanglement or two of the feelings broken through or cut asunder--a last conflict with human weakness, in which I know I shall overcome, because I have vowed that I WILL overcome--and I leave Europe for the East.
I know not how the entanglement took place, but so it was.
An inner cloud of dust rose around the prostrate figures amid the general one of the room, in which a twitching entanglement of arms and legs was discernible.
But no amount of beauty or refinement could have made an entanglement between Good and herself a desirable occurrence; for, as she herself put it, "Can the sun mate with the darkness, or the white with the black?
He had been always anxious that there should be no child to make the entanglement more complicated; and when Mildred, unable longer to conceal its approach, informed him of the fact, he was seized with panic.
And then the guardsmen, panting from their charge, came up just as the Prince of Dusar, bleeding at the mouth, and with drawn sword, crawled from the entanglement of the pimalia.
Yes, of course,' returned he, nicely reducing an entanglement in the pony's redundant hoary mane.
Their topics include religion as a technology of entanglement: dealing with the beyond of entanglements, persons and humans: the dignity and distinctiveness of the human person, human evolution: some tough questions for the Christian, moral origins and evolutionary ethics: navigating the maze in conversations with J.
Two Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution engineers have invented a lobster trap device that they say would help whales avert entanglements and, at the same time, might allow currently restricted waters to be safely reopened for lobster fishing.
Data on the scarring of bowhead whales from line entanglements, ship strikes, and killer whales (Orcinus orca) were collected from legally harvested bowheads and also from aerial surveys, opportunistic sightings, and stranding events (Philo et al.
The Finance Ministry defended its position and said that the decrease in energy subsidies section was due to the decrease in oil prices and is not related to financial entanglements.
Compounding the problem, the physicists found that severing one of those entanglements would create an impenetrable wall of energy, called a firewall, at the event horizon (SN: 5/31/14, p.
They described precisely the relationship between the microfibrils stretching and the entanglements separation [9-13].