embroiled : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
- s deeply involved especially in something complicated
embroiled in the conflict
- In recent months, a carefully orchestrated campaign led by political conservatives has embroiled one school district after another across the nation in angry argument over sex .
- He left in 2004 with the company embroiled in an accounting scandal just as it was beginning to make big investments in subprime mortgage securities that would later sour.
- Now the Chagras, sons of a Lebanese merchant, are embroiled in one of the most publicized trials in Texas history.
News & Articles
- Letter: Scandals destroy trust in government
Politicians are embroiled in one scandalous issue after another.
June 17, 2013 - The Norwich Bulletin
- The moralistic state
In May 1918, with America embroiled in the First World War, Iowa's Gov. William Lloyd Harding dealt a blow against Germany. His Babel Proclamation - that was its title; you cannot make this stuff up - decreed: "Conversation in public places, on trains, and over the telephone should be in the English language." The proscription included church services, funerals, and pretty much everything else.
June 16, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
- Flaunting wealth
Embroiled by multiple scandals — Benghazi, IRS, Justice Department, NSA and the EPA — that he claims he found out about like everybody else did, by reading the newspapers, President Obama is going to
June 16, 2013 - Topsail Voice
- Barack Obama in FOXNews
In February 2008, during his presidential campaign, Obama described the Guantanamo trials as "a flawed military commission system that has failed to convict any one of a terrorist act since the 9/11 attacks and that has been embroiled in legal...
- William Ruto in BBC News
We believe as ODM that given a good chance, we can get out of the quagmire that our country is embroiled in,ODM MP William Ruto told KTN television afterwards.
- TC Boyle in Times Online
This nation, once embroiled in sectarian strife and violence is moving toward a lasting security and prosperity with a government that represents the interest of every member of the community in Iraq, because until they get that straight -- and... Joe Biden http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Biden&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGfV3iqiFvyt3gg5wYE9YfDMOzy4Q The Hill http://www.google.com/url?q=http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/107141-biden-says-stability-near-in-iraq&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFiXNzr3KJftqUiUG8C1LhyX9-Buw Jul 4, 2010
32517 41879 embroilment Wright certainly wasn't one to abide by convention: the architect, Boyle says, was impulsive, flamboyant and a spendthrift, who needed complete embroilment to create, to feel alive".