Meaning: a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven; "they carved their way through the tangle of vines"
tangle, snarl, maze
Meaning: something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations"
From the heaving tangle issued exhortations, commands, imprecations.
He dropped into a crouch and crept silently up to the tangle of bushes.
In front of the bell-shaped mouth is a tangle of threads wherein the passers-by are caught.
"That's spreading the good old oil, Bobby, but I'll never tangle with you if I can help it.
The question came sharply, as if a sudden gleam of hope had flashed through the tangle of the old priest's mind.
He saw the gleaming brook that wound its way through the tangle of orchard and garden, and parted the distant blue-grass meadow.
Second, there are property rights, of which every marriage is a tangle, and the settlement of which the law should always oversee.
Following the channel, he winged his flight for miles over the cool sparkling water, between the tangle of foliage bordering the banks.
Then, peering through the tangle of brambles, she spied old Mr. Rabbit sitting on his broken-down doorstep with his arms folded and fast asleep.
What that Martian mountain elk had hoped for can only be guessed, what he met with was a tangle of floating finery carrying a numbed traveller on it, and with a snort of disappointment he turned again.