embrangle

verb
em·​bran·​gle | \ im-ˈbraŋ-gəl How to pronounce embrangle (audio) \
embrangled; embrangling\ im-​ˈbraŋ-​g(ə-​)liŋ How to pronounce embrangle (audio) \

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embranglement \ im-​ˈbraŋ-​gəl-​mənt How to pronounce embrangle (audio) \ noun

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Examples of embrangle in a Sentence

it seems everyone who was even remotely connected to the man became somehow embrangled in the scandal surrounding him

First Known Use of embrangle

1664, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for embrangle

en- + brangle (squabble)

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The first known use of embrangle was in 1664

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“Embrangle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embrangle. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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