noun, plural em·bro·glios.
Origin of embroglio
Examples from the Web for embroglio
Perhaps, too, we postponed war when a more bellicose people might have plunged blood-thirstily into the Balkan embroglio.Sonia Between two Worlds|Stephen McKenna
But right in the middle of the embroglio my brave Reddy seized the horse of a Uhlan by the mane.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
This requires a few words of explanation, as the whole Schleswig-Holstein embroglio is based on it.Life and Times of Her Majesty Caroline Matilda, Vol. I (of III)|C. F. Lachelles Wraxall
Mr. Lay was dismissed from the service of the Manchoo, through the "Vampyre" embroglio.Ti-Ping Tien-Kwoh|Lin-Le
Actually the shooting was the result of an embroglio with certain servants on his estate.Essays on the Greek Romances|Elizabeth Hazelton Haight