noun, plural im·bro·glios.
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Example sentences from the Web for imbroglio
Relevant editors appeared to have been aware of Barrett’s plagiarism incidents but not so much about the imbroglio over her Post story, according to a staffer at the meeting.Editor who worked on Ruth Shalit Barrett’s retracted Atlantic story is no longer with the magazine|Erik Wemple|January 30, 2021|Washington Post
The NBA estimates the imbroglio cost $400 million in lost revenue.
But perhaps another errant remark by Hickenlooper recorded at the meeting sums up the whole imbroglio best.Why Is Colorado’s Governor Now Bashing His Own Gun-Control Laws?|David Freedlander|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet the current imbroglio in which Obama finds himself is self-inflicted.
Twitter is afire with thoughts on the Woodward-Politico-Gene Sperling imbroglio.Bob Woodward and Politico and the Worst of Washington|Michael Tomasky|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
No wonder the summit was eclipsed by the B-movie imbroglio over Secret Service agents moonlighting as sex tourists.Cartagena Summit’s Other Outrage: Obama’s Indifference to Latin Issues|Mac Margolis|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Nonetheless, the great distortion of the debt-ceiling imbroglio was that failure to do a deal would have led to a default.
Hence, as the intelligent reader can foresee, this groom has a part to play in the imbroglio.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
It was strange to get news again, and strike suddenly into this extraordinary Chinese imbroglio.In the Ranks of the C.I.V.|Erskine Childers
And indeed his world is one huge imbroglio of Potentialities and Diplomatic Intricacies, agitating to behold.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
What was to come of this strange imbroglio in which I now stood; how was Fate about to deal with me?Paul Gosslett's Confessions in Love, Law, and The Civil Service|Charles James Lever
It is a short story of seventy-five small pages only and of the Italian-Spanish imbroglio type.The English Novel|George Saintsbury