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enmesh v : entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh [syn: mesh, ensnarl]

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  1. To mesh; to tangle or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated, particularly in a mesh or net like manner.
  2. To involve in such complications as to render extrication difficult
  3. To involve in difficulties.

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