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- n. embroilment, entanglement; the state of being or getting embrangled
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Entanglement.
Compared with other items in the Cave œuvre — notably his 1989 novel And the Ass Saw the Angel, with its “embranglement of words” — The Proposition relies more on image than language.
Even in repose he shows a history thick with embranglement, dust-stomping men turning figures in the steep sun.
The Mary Todd embranglement is simply the fact that as a result of this situation where Lincoln wanted out of their relationship and Mary resisted, and Lincoln became emotionally -- began to sink into kind of a despondency.
The embranglement is this entanglement that Lincoln got himself into with Mary Todd and he never really could get himself out of.
LAMB: What's the Mary Todd and -- is it embranglement?
Farewell embranglement, recrement, fusby and numerous others.