embroiled / ɛmˈbrɔɪl /


embroiled 的定义

v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to bring into discord or conflict; involve in contention or strife.
  2. to throw into confusion; complicate.

embroiled 近义词

v. 动词 verb

involve in dispute; complicate


  1. The Ethiopian government, which is currently embroiled in a violent conflict with the ruling party in the rebellious Tigray region, did not return a call to its embassy in Washington.
  2. Jack Reacher foils an attempted kidnapping and becomes embroiled in a deadly conspiracy.
  3. In 1918, with the United States embroiled in World War I, the event was temporarily changed to a 10-man military relay race.
  4. The reality is that Southwestern College is probably in better shape than it was years ago when officials were embroiled in a corruption scandal, but there is still much work to be done.
  5. The district became embroiled in a financial scandal under Janney’s leadership requiring officials to cut tens of millions from its budget.
  6. Since late in 2013, Mark Driscoll has been embroiled in serial controversies.
  7. Does the fact that Cary is embroiled in all of this now spark any sort of crisis of conscience?
  8. Hobby Lobby has been embroiled in a faith-based lawsuit over covering contraception as part of the Affordable Care Act.
  9. For the last two weeks, Game of Thrones has been embroiled in sexual controversy.
  10. Christie today made his first smart political move since he became embroiled in scandal.
  11. The two men, however, gradually drifted into conversation and soon became embroiled in a political discussion.
  12. Nations are embroiled in quarrels and armies slaughter armies over questions which are, always, ultimately questions of profit.
  13. That he embroiled the Republic in order to get every thing passed according to his fancy and caprice.
  14. Despite the fact that LeConte was embroiled with a dozen winged men, his face became crinkled with a broad grin!
  15. "I have no desire to be embroiled in such an undignified struggle as you suggest," he told her loftily.