verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
OTHER WORDS FROM embroilem·broil·er, nounem·broil·ment, nounun·em·broiled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for embroil
The Ethiopian government, which is currently embroiled in a violent conflict with the ruling party in the rebellious Tigray region, did not return a call to its embassy in Washington.The Boeing 737 MAX Is Cleared to Fly. Families of People Who Died on the Planes Wait for Answers.|by Alec MacGillis|November 19, 2020|ProPublica
Jack Reacher foils an attempted kidnapping and becomes embroiled in a deadly conspiracy.
In 1918, with the United States embroiled in World War I, the event was temporarily changed to a 10-man military relay race.Boston Marathon postponed to an already busy fall 2021 race calendar|Des Bieler|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
The reality is that Southwestern College is probably in better shape than it was years ago when officials were embroiled in a corruption scandal, but there is still much work to be done.Southwestern College’s Troubles Become a Focal Point in D1 Race|Maya Srikrishnan|October 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The district became embroiled in a financial scandal under Janney’s leadership requiring officials to cut tens of millions from its budget.Morning Report: City Stops Paying Rent on 101 Ash St.|Voice of San Diego|September 2, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Since late in 2013, Mark Driscoll has been embroiled in serial controversies.Megachurch Mars Hill To close Doors: What Does the Future Hold Now?|Warren Throckmorton|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Does the fact that Cary is embroiled in all of this now spark any sort of crisis of conscience?‘The Good Wife’ Star Mike Colter Defends Lemond Bishop’s Killer Instincts|Kevin Fallon|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hobby Lobby has been embroiled in a faith-based lawsuit over covering contraception as part of the Affordable Care Act.
For the last two weeks, Game of Thrones has been embroiled in sexual controversy.Game of Thrones’ Ep. 5 'First of His Name' Recap: An Ode to the Women of Westeros|Andrew Romano|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Christie today made his first smart political move since he became embroiled in scandal.Christie Finally Finds a Crowd That Doesn’t Care About Bridgegate|Olivia Nuzzi|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The two men, however, gradually drifted into conversation and soon became embroiled in a political discussion.Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete|Guy de Maupassant
Nations are embroiled in quarrels and armies slaughter armies over questions which are, always, ultimately questions of profit.The Common Sense of Socialism|John Spargo
That he embroiled the Republic in order to get every thing passed according to his fancy and caprice.The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius|Jean Lvesque de Burigny
Despite the fact that LeConte was embroiled with a dozen winged men, his face became crinkled with a broad grin!The Winged Men of Orcon|David R. Sparks
"I have no desire to be embroiled in such an undignified struggle as you suggest," he told her loftily.Ralestone Luck|Andre Norton