What does the word embroil mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Stewart Edward White