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War and Peace
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  • From day to day he became more and more entangled.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Rostov also tried to rise but fell back, his sabretache having become entangled in the saddle.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Suddenly the threads that moved them began to slacken and become entangled and it grew difficult to move.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Simon sighed and stooped to straighten the leash a young borzoi had entangled; the count too sighed and, noticing the snuffbox in his hand, opened it and took a pinch.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The count moved in his affairs as in a huge net, trying not to believe that he was entangled but becoming more and more so at every step, and feeling too feeble to break the meshes or to set to work carefully and patiently to disentangle them.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Toward the end of the battle of Borodino, Pierre, having run down from Raevski's battery a second time, made his way through a gully to Knyazkovo with a crowd of soldiers, reached the dressing station, and seeing blood and hearing cries and groans hurried on, still entangled in the crowds of soldiers.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is your happiness I wish for," she added, feeling that she was telling an untruth and was becoming entangled.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: entangled in the branches
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