• WordNet 3.6
    • v ensnarl entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Ensnarl To entangle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ensnarl To snarl, as a dog; growl.
    • ensnarl To entangle as in a snarl; insnare.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Ensnarl en-snärl′ (Spens.) to entangle.
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Republicans in the Senate tried briefly today to roll back the 4.3-cents-a-gallon gasoline tax that Congress enacted in 1993, but Democrats once again ensnarled them in a debate over raising the minimum wage.