WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
em•broil /ɛmˈbrɔɪl/USA pronunciation v. [~ + object]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- to involve in conflict or difficulty:They were embroiled in a passionate debate about the budget.
em•broil (em broil′),USA pronunciation v.t.
- to bring into discord or conflict;
involve in contention or strife.
- to throw into confusion;
- Middle French embrouiller, equivalent. to em- em-1 + brouiller to broil2
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