verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM embroilem·broil·er, nounem·broil·ment, nounun·em·broiled, adjective
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The two teams have been embroiled in a decade-long legal battle over the cost of rights fees that MASN owes the Nationals.Top executive is latest to depart MASN amid network’s preseason upheaval|Ben Strauss, Jesse Dougherty|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
In Baltimore, the police department’s Gun Trace Task Force was disbanded after it became embroiled in a broad corruption scandal involving members stealing money and drugs, falsely arresting people and planting evidence.District’s new police chief is rethinking unit focused on gun seizures|Peter Hermann|March 11, 2021|Washington Post
New York Republicans want to set up an impeachment commission over the nursing home scandal Cuomo has been embroiled in.A Cuomo departure would set up Kathy Hochul to be New York’s first female governor|Peter Stevenson|March 3, 2021|Washington Post
San Ysidro was embroiled in a separate legal battle at the time and claimed Shinoff had withheld a settlement proposed by a solar power contractor, intending to draw out the lawsuit and collect extra legal fees.Big Changes, Tensions Roil Fallbrook Union Elementary School Board|Will Fritz|March 2, 2021|Voice of San Diego
In his previous political career, Bonilla served on the Otay Water District Board for more than a decade and led it at a time the district was embroiled in scandal.Mexico Says It Fixed the Tijuana River Sewage Problem. It’s Partly True.|MacKenzie Elmer and Vicente Calderón|February 26, 2021|Voice of San Diego
This would embroil him with his neighbors, and make central Europe secure while France was fighting Spain.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Would it make her heart lighter to have you embroil yourself for her sake?The Diamond Coterie|Lawrence L. Lynch
I acknowledge that Heaven has not given me your talent, and that I have not the brains like you to embroil myself with justice.The Impostures of Scapin|(Poquelin) Moliere
Therefore the slave-owners who had gained possession of your Government hated her, insulted her, tried to embroil you with her.
It is not my business to embroil matters between the two countries; quite otherwise.