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toil2

 
pronunciation:
toIl
part of speech: noun
definition: (usually plural) something in which one becomes trapped or tangled; snare.
The unlucky sailor was caught in the toils of the octopus.We were stuck in the toils of government rules and regulations.
synonyms:
net, trap
similar words:
maze, tentacles, thicket, web