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embroil

verb

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to place in conflict or difficulties
  • the town has been embroiled in controversy over the building of the huge shopping mall

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The first known use of embroil was in 1603

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“Embroil.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embroil. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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