verb (used with object)
Words nearby embroil
Origin of embroil
OTHER WORDS FROM embroilem·broil·er, nounem·broil·ment, nounun·em·broiled, adjective
Examples from the Web for embroiled
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
Is Scott Walker about to be embroiled in yet another corruption probe?Scott Walker Investigated in Secret Wisconsin Probe|Ben Jacobs|October 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The confederate tribes on the eastern coast, were those with which the first settlers were embroiled.Diary in America, Series Two|Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
It is embroiled and precipitated; one wave follows another, and the other takes it up and crashes it by its precipitation.Spiritual Torrents|Jeanne Marie Bouvires de la Mot Guyon
His sojourn in London was not altogether pleasant, as he was embroiled in lawsuits with publishers.
This, with other less important causes, had embroiled him with the Emperor of Russia, whose objects he was thus bent on thwarting.A History of England, Period III.|Rev. J. Franck Bright
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