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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action.

Usage examples (36)
  • During the journey you will meet all the suspicious characters embroiled in a dastardly plot.
  • For him to do as the Republicans want, he would again embroil our country in a fight that is not ours.
  • The only way to really guarantee of giving the United States a bloody nose would be to kind of embroil it in a larger, regional war.
  • Early in the 17th century, English speakers began using "embroil," a direct adaptation of for more
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