embroil definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To involve in argument, contention, or hostile actions: "Avoid . . . any step that could embroil us with Great Britain” ( Alexander Hamilton).
    • To toss into confusion or condition; entangle.
    • To put into confusion or commotion by assertion or discord; to entangle in a broil or quarrel; to create confused; to distract; to include in troubles by dissension or strife.
    • To implicate in confusion; to complicate; to jumble.
    • To involve in argument, contention, or hostile actions: "Avoid . . . any step that may embroil us with Great Britain” ( Alexander Hamilton).
    • To put into confusion or disorder; entangle.
    • To toss into confusion or commotion by contention or discord; to entangle in a broil or quarrel; to produce confused; to distract; to include in difficulties by dissension or strife.
    • To implicate in confusion; to complicate; to jumble.
    • To involve in argument, contention, or hostile actions: "eliminate . . . any step that may embroil us with Great Britain” ( Alexander Hamilton).
    • To throw into confusion or condition; entangle.
    • To throw into confusion or commotion by contention or discord; to entangle in a broil or quarrel; to produce perplexed; to distract; to include in troubles by dissension or strife.
    • To implicate in confusion; to complicate; to jumble.
  • verb:
    • to attract into a scenario; resulting in to-be included.
    • force into some sort of situation, condition, or plan of action
    • To draw into a situation; resulting in to be involved.
    • power into some sort of situation, condition, or plan of action
    • to-draw into a predicament; to cause becoming included.
    • force into some type of scenario, condition, or strategy
  • noun:
    • See embroilment.
    • Perplexity; confusion; embarrassment.
    • See embroilment.
    • Perplexity; confusion; shame.
    • See embroilment.
    • Perplexity; confusion; shame.
  • others:
    • To broil; burn.
    • to combine up or entangle; intermix confusedly; involve.
    • To include in assertion or difficulty by discord; disturb; distract.
    • To broil; burn.
    • To mix up or entangle; intermix confusedly; incorporate.
    • To involve in assertion or difficulty by discord; disturb; distract.
    • To broil; burn.
    • to combine up or entangle; intermix confusedly; involve.
    • To include in contention or difficulty by discord; disturb; distract.

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