embroil embroil  /ɛmb ˈrɔ ɪl/


  • (v) force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action



  1. Possibly in an effort to embroil Russia.
  2. But the Federal Government showed reluctance to embroil itself further.
  3. It was said that this step was taken in order to embroil the French and Belgian francs in the debacle of the mark.


  • Lebanon army slams 'plot' to embroil country in Syria war

    Beirut (AFP) June 07, 2013 The Lebanese army warned on Friday that a plot was afoot to embroil the country in the 26-month conflict in neighbouring Syria, as deadly clashes between Damascus supporters and opponents inside Lebanon multiply. "The army command... calls on citizens to be wary of plots aimed at taking Lebanon backwards and dragging it into an absurd war," a statement said, adding ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Space War


  1. "The American administration wants to embroil who it considers its allies in Lebanon in choices which they already know threaten stability in Lebanon, strike at national unity and spread chaos as happened in Iraq," Fadlallah said.
    on Dec 21, 2007 By: Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah Source: Reuters

  2. "She failed to control her temper and frustrations, declined to exercise control over her conduct and utterances, and allowed prospective jurors to embroil her in conflict," Justice Eric Rosen wrote for the court.
    on Sep 25, 2007 By: Eric Rosen Source: Newton Kansan

  3. In a statement read by one of his assistants, Sadr called on his followers to be "vigilant", adding that the "forces of occupation want to embroil Iraqis in a war and endless crises."
    on Mar 26, 2006 By: Muqtada al-Sadr Source: Pakistan Dawn

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