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Word: embroil

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


More Vocab Words

::: expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
::: pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
::: stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
::: vernal - pertaining to spring
::: commemorative - remembering; honoring the memory of; Ex. commemorative stamp
::: haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
::: rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
::: expatiate - talk at length; speak or write in detail
::: wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
::: ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale