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embroil (verb), embroils; embroiled; embroiling
1. To involve a person, country, etc. in a quarrel, a conflict, or difficulties: Ted and Judy areĀ embroiled in a divorce case because they have had constant arguments over the years since they have been married.
2. To complicate, to muddle or to confuse someone: The messed up pile of paid and unpaid bills on her deskĀ embroiled Jane so much that she really had problems as to what she could do to solve them!
To entangle as to embroil in a family argument.
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To involve another person in a disagreement.
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