AskDefine | Define embroil

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embroil v : force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business" [syn: tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in]

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  1. To draw into a situation; to cause to be involved.
    Avoid him. He will embroil you in his fights.


to draw into a situation
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