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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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Boston pubcaster WGBH snagged the award for best foreign affairs docu for the "Frontline" presentation "Ambush in Mogadishu."
It urges shipping and oil industry bosses to consider how to improve safety, to stop fishing nets becoming snagged on pipelines.
Other times, they admire the items they've snagged.
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.
At the recent Damn-Am contest in the OC, Mystery's Ryan Bobier snagged first, while Ryan Clements snagged some joker in a headlock.
Forest Service project to detect lynx in the northern United States by collecting fur snagged on rough pads that scientists had attached to trees.
Snagged a little at the ankle, but were basically quite a good pair of tights at a reasonable price.