embroil


embroil

verb

Definition of EMBROIL

to place in conflict or difficulties <the town has been embroiled in controversy over the building of the huge shopping mall>
Synonyms bog (down), broil, embrangle, mire
Related Words enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, ensnarl, entangle, entrap, snare, tangle, trap
Near Antonyms emancipate, free, liberate, release

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