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Word: embroil

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


More Vocab Words

::: muster - gather; assemble (troops); Ex. muster up one's strength for the ordeal; N.
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
::: viscous - (of a liquid) thick and sticky; gluey; viscid; CF. consistency
::: caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
::: dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
::: blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
::: estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
::: gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
::: enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
::: hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician