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Word: embroil

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


More Vocab Words

::: fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
::: depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
::: incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
::: concentric - having a common center
::: tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
::: adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
::: pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
::: cunning - clever in deceiving; sly; N: cleverness in deceiving; deceit
::: pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
::: maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer