Synonyms for Tangles:
drawbacks, Frustrations, impasses, impediments, hurdles, stoppages, Inhibitions, oppositions, entanglements, obstacles, interruptions, complications, encumbrances, constraints, blockages, dampers, hindrances, obstructions, disadvantages, deterrents, entrapments, blockades, cul-de-sacs, restraints, barriers, restrictions.
confounds, confuses, mixes up, involves, perplexes.
fetters, bungs, baffles, cripples, dams, restricts, inhibits, paralyzes, hamstrings, chokes, clogs, snags, entangles, impairs, hinders, drags, stays, constipates, impedes, detains, Cramps, encumbers, crimps, blocks, complicates, interrupts, brakes, handicaps, counters, entraps, bottlenecks, deters, thwarts, resists, checks, curbs, mires, congests, Delays, restrains, plugs, stops, hampers, jams, catches, frustrates, bars, opposes, fouls, obstructs, constrains, burdens, snarls.
Usage examples for tangles
Under his direction all of the international tangles of Venezuela were straightened out. – The Hispanic Nations of the New World Volume 50 in The Chronicles Of America Series by William R. Shepherd