embroil

Part of speech: noun

Embroilment.

Part of speech: verb

To involve, or become involved, in dissension or strife.

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Usage examples "embroil":

  1. The duel has created a sensation which, in some respects, casts a dishonorable suspicion upon that young girl; a sensation, indeed, which will embroil her with the vicomte. - "Louise de la Valliere", Alexandre Dumas, Pere.
  2. " There, my lord," said he, presenting me a sheet of paper all covered with writing, " see if I am a spy on my master, and if I try to embroil father and son." - "Marie", Alexander Pushkin.
  3. It is a way out for those who have a story to tell, a limit to tell it within, but who do not wish to embroil themselves too seriously with the august Makers of the Rules. - "The Killer", Stewart Edward White.