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 Meanings and Examples of ENTANGLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
entangle
 v.  twist or interweave as not to be easily separated; make tangled, confused, and intricate; perplex; bewilder; puzzle
Classic Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
1  There was a circumstance which at first sight seemed to entangle his delirious but still methodical scheme.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
2  She would not endeavour to entangle the old gentleman in a sentimental attachment which might deliver him over to his enemy.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
3  Broken oars and floating thwarts entangle them, and the ebbing wave sucks their feet away.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TENTH
4  A little peasant girl, all entangled with the horses and the postilions at the end of the vehicle, was offering flowers to the travellers.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—SOME PETTICOAT
5  Once entangled, hope for nothing more.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—MOTHER PLUTARQUE FINDS NO DIFFICULTY IN EXPLAI...
6  The passer-by who got entangled from the Rue Saint-Denis in the Rue de la Chanvrerie beheld it gradually close in before him as though he had entered an elongated funnel.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I—HISTORY OF CORINTHE FROM ITS FOUNDATION
7  They were at the top of a wall, and they thundered point-blank upon the soldiers tripping over the dead and wounded and entangled in the escarpment.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXI—THE HEROES
8  The assailants, rushing into the wine-shop, their feet entangled in the panels of the door which had been beaten in and flung on the ground, found not a single combatant there.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXII—FOOT TO FOOT
9  On scrutinizing the solitary waste on the side where the forest is thoroughly entangled and wild, Boulatruelle suddenly caught sight of his man.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—IN WHICH THE TREE WITH THE ZINC PLASTER APPEARS...
10  Bonacieux, the respectable martyr of the political and amorous intrigues which entangled themselves so nicely together at this gallant and chivalric period.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 13 MONSIEUR BONACIEUX
11  Not seldom in the rapid vicissitudes of the chase, this natural line, with the maternal end loose, becomes entangled with the hempen one, so that the cub is thereby trapped.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
12  The Pequod had now swept so nigh to the stranger, that Stubb vowed he recognised his cutting spade-pole entangled in the lines that were knotted round the tail of one of these whales.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
13  My cart was upset and shattered, my oxen were entangled among the young trees, and there was none to help me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
14  He did not use care to avoid trees and branches, and his forgotten feet were constantly knocking against stones or getting entangled in briers.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 3
15  The torn bodies expressed the awful machinery in which the men had been entangled.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 8
Example Sentence:
1  How did Mary manage to entangle her hair so badly in the brambles?
2  The fishing lines had become hopelessly entangled.
3  The bird entangled itself in the net.
4  The bird got entangled in the wire netting.
5  The blade of the oar had entangled itself with something in the water.
6  He became entangled in legal disputes.
7  Your hand luxuriant line entanglements into the city in whose laughter.
8  The book describes the complex emotional and sexual entanglements between the members of the group.
9  But its biggest challenge to the current form of monarchy is to its entanglement with the Church of England.
10  This affair did not prevent an entanglement with another of his co-stars.