entortiller

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From a Vulgar Latin root *intortiliāre, from Latin tortilis (twisted, coiled). See also Old French entort as the past participle of entordre. Compare Catalan entortellar, Spanish entortijar, Italian intortigliare, Friulian intorteâ, cf. also Romanian întortochea.

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entortiller

  1. (transitive) to wrap around, to twist around, to envelop
  2. (figuratively) to win over, to persuade especially with tricks
  3. (figuratively) to muddle up (one's explanation)
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to get tangled up, to get entangled

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