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Adjective: snarled  snaa(r)ld
  1. Tangled in knots or snarls
    "snarled thread";
    - knotty, snarly
Verb: snarl  snaa(r)l
  1. Utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone
    "The guard snarled at us";
    - snap
     
  2. Make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise
    "Bullets snarled past us"
     
  3. Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass
    "The child snarled the cord";
    - entangle, tangle, mat
     
  4. Make more complicated or confused through entanglements
    - snarl up, embrangle

See also: tangled

Type of: complicate, distort, go, mouth, perplex, sound, speak, talk, twine, twist, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Antonym: unsnarl

Encyclopedia: Snarl