verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM embroilem·broil·er, nounem·broil·ment, nounun·em·broiled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for embroil
Doug Pederson was dismissed Monday as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, just less than three years after he led them to a Super Bowl title and eight days after he was embroiled in a tanking controversy to finish the NFL’s regular season.
Sweetwater became embroiled in a $30 million financial scandal under Janney’s leadership, which Voice of San Diego first revealed in September 2018.
In several interviews with lawyers and victims, they describe time and again how ordinary people have been embroiled in years of problems, after suddenly being made aware—often from their banks—that an accident of birth has put them under suspicion.Why 'Accidental Americans' Are Desperate to Give Up Their U.S. Citizenship|Vivienne Walt|December 22, 2020|Time
The Oregon embroilment had led certain British journals into gross speech about America.Washington Irving|Henry W. Boynton
The Alien and Sedition Laws were passed in order to suppress agitation tending to produce such embroilment.The Life of Lyman Trumbull|Horace White
And Lyons is quoted as having understood, in the end, the real purpose of Seward's policy in seeking embroilment with Europe.Great Britain and the American Civil War|Ephraim Douglass Adams
On the 25th, Mme. de Svign noted another "serious embroilment."Louis XIV and La Grande Mademoiselle|Arvede Barine
Time during such an embroilment was hard to measure, and Shann could not be sure.Storm Over Warlock|Andre Norton