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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A confused mass; An acutely painful or embarrassing or misleading situation.

Usage examples (23)
  • The small town was caught up in an imbroglio over missing funds.
  • Talk of a new cold war and of punishing Russia for the Georgian imbroglio is short-sighted, argues Peter Sain ley Berry ....
  • Gen. Alberto R. Gonzales takes to Capitol Hill to testify today, it's worth keeping in mind what this whole imbroglio is really about.
  • That's an odd choice of the word -- "imbroglio" -- which means a confusing situation. for more
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