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Word: embroil

Definition: throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio


More Vocab Words

::: appellation - name; title
::: chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
::: epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
::: ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
::: vigilante - one who without authority assumes law enforcement powers
::: quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil
::: amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
::: compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
::: magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner