Word of the day for Tuesday!

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embroil
em-BROIL

–verb

1. to bring into discord or conflict; involve in contention or strife.

2. to throw into confusion; complicate.

Quotes

Did he wish to embroil himself in the troubles of Miss Lemon’s sister and the passions and grievances of a polyglot hostel?
— Agatha Christie , Hickory Dickory Dock , 1955

I determined not to be stirred by your presence or by the passing through of those who, like you, would embroil me.
— Rebecca Stott , Ghostwalk , 2007

Origin

Embroil entered English at the turn of the 17th century and comes from the Middle French embrouiller .

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