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    snag - Dictionary definition and meaning for word snag

    Definition
    (noun) a sharp protuberance Definition
    (noun) a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest
    Example Sentence
    • a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds
    Definition
    (noun) an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    Synonyms : rent , rip , split , tear
    Example Sentence
    • there was a rip in his pants
    • she had snags in her stockings
    Definition
    (noun) an unforeseen obstacle
    Synonyms : hang-up , hitch , rub
    Definition
    (verb) catch on a snag
    Example Sentence
    • I snagged my stocking
    Definition
    (verb) get by acting quickly and smartly
    Example Sentence
    • snag a bargain
    Definition
    (verb) hew jaggedly
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for snag

(mnemonic for snag=problem)sounds like snail.. imagine a snail unable to proceed because of an obstacle

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