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embroil

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of embroil

  1. 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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