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entortiller

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EtymologyEdit

From a Vulgar Latin root *intortiliāre, from Latin tortilis (twisted, coiled). 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. (reflexive, s'entortiller) to get tangled up, to get entangled

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