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Word: embroil

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


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::: mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
::: beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to
::: impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
::: overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
::: fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
::: spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
::: harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
::: concerted - mutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
::: facade - (fa\c{c}ade) front or face (of building); superficial or false appearance
::: tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.