45 adjectives to describe entanglement

His diplomatic skill had kept the country free from foreign entanglements during the long and bitter struggle.

Her father noticed the rosy confusion, and felt a renewal of pain that unexpected entanglements had prevented his going to Europe months ago.

She understood him perfectlybetter, in fact, than she understood Marcia, whose visits usually led to intricate entanglements for Pertinax.

CHAPTER XXII Another Side of Bruce Ever since his earliest youth, Bruce had always had, at intervals, some vague, vain, half-hearted entanglement with a woman.

Could this be part of what her husband feltthis sense of thick entanglement with stems, boughs, roots, and foliage?

if I had not been so weak as to give him up, all this miserable entanglement might have been prevented.

Yet these appellations are only uncertain rubrics, and have led hitherto to the most discouraging, wearisome entanglements, which become worse since we give to antique poetry the designation of "Plastic," instead of "Classic."

It was the creation of a Parisian boulevard actress, known widely for her costumes, for the extraordinary manner in which she dressed her hair, and for the rapidity of her succeeding emotional entanglements.

The trenches and wire entanglements around the town, already very extensive, were being perfected, and to our eyes they looked impregnable.

"During nearly two years' preparations the enemy had spared no pains to render these defences impregnable," says the Commander-in-Chief; and he goes on to describe the successive lines of deep trenches, the bomb-proof shelters, and the wire entanglements with which the war correspondence of the winter has made us at homeon paperso familiar.

But the fatal entanglement of Buchanan's Administration with the slavery extremists had the double effect of weakening loyalty in army officers and building up rebellion among the Southern people.

Among the swarm of small crustaceans moving around on the sandy bottom, hunting, eating, or fighting with a ferocious entanglement of claws, the onlookers always search for a bizarre and extravagant little creature, the paguro, nicknamed "Bernard, the Hermit."

Tristram was past the age of a foolish entanglement; there must be some strong motive in this action.

With dashes of terror shooting through him like spears of ice, he grabbed the matchbox, and after a frenzied entanglement again with sheets and pillow-case, succeeded in breaking four matches in quick succession.

CHAPTER XXII Another Side of Bruce Ever since his earliest youth, Bruce had always had, at intervals, some vague, vain, half-hearted entanglement with a woman.

Every object seems to be struggling to get outside of this chaotic growth, where it can obtain the genial influence of the sun: for near the surface of the ground are perpetual shade and hideous entanglement.

We shrank from the incalculable entanglements which seemed to lie before us if we allied ourselves with a power which was so committed.

So far as its authority is of the heart only, so far as it has organized the religious life itself without regard to other ends and free from intellectual, historical, and governmental entanglements that are supplementary at most, he needs no formal act to be one with its spirit; and, however much he may deny himself by his self-limitation, he remains a Christian.

Francesco and Giovanna had never ceased trying to detach the old debauchee from his lascivious entanglements.

The politicians get us (for reasons which they do not explain) into a nice little entanglement perhaps with some tribe of savages, perhaps with a great European Power; and before the nation knows where it is it finds itself committed to a campaign which may develop and become a serious war.

A mad entanglement with a singer ruined him in purse, and almost in career.

Wishing to save us as long as possible from all matrimonial entanglements, he was continually unveiling those with whom he associated, and so critically portraying their intellectual and moral condition that it was quite impossible, in our most worshipful moods, to make gods of any of the sons of Adam.

Leo left the peninsula so involved in a mesh of meaningless entanglements, diplomatic and aimless wars, that anarchy and violence proved to be the only exit from the situation.

This was no idle caprice, no mere entanglement of senses between two unemployed and unprincipled hearts.

Honour to the poet who, while so many singers of our time vex us with entanglements metaphysical and exasperating, had thought always for the simplest hearts and attuned his lyre for them!

45 adjectives to describe  entanglement