Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of embroil.

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Examples

  • Ghorbanifar is a storied figure who played a key role in embroiling the Reagan administration in the Iran-Contra affair.

    Primary Returns

  • The current theory of Huerta's conduct in embroiling Mexico with the United States gives one pause to contemplate as amazing a situation as is conceivable in a particular man's affairs.

    The Red Game of War

  • Toyota's European division saw sales drop 20% to 44,462 vehicles in February from a year earlier, suggesting that the global recall embroiling the world's largest auto maker by sales took its toll.

    European Car Sales Rise; Toyota Slumps 20%

  • But the sex scandal embroiling Woods is adding a new dynamic.

    Safe-bet Winter Olympics stars could see endorsement spikes

  • Mario Balotelli has been warned he is in danger of wasting his prodigious talent unless he manages to shed his habit of embroiling himself in the kind of controversies that have routinely been attached to the Italian throughout his short and erratic career.

    Mario Balotelli in danger of wasting talent, says Nigel de Jong

  • Ten days after President Barack Hussein Obama unilaterally launched an unconstitutional war on Libya, Admiral Michael Mullen reported that only twenty-five percent of Colonel Gaddhafi's forces had been wiped out, embroiling the United States in a conflict that will perhaps last months longer.

    Sadia Ahsanuddin: In the Name of Responsibility

  • You remembered that rooting for a sports team was not like watching the stock market collapse, or embroiling yourself in a brutal military battle.

    Tom Davis: Torn Between Three Teams... No Longer Feeling Like a Fool

  • It is clear that Washington is irritated by Iranian government claims to have inspired the uprisings embroiling the Arab world right now, especially as these are taking place in countries the US once relied on to support its pro-Israel, anti-Iran regional policy positions.

    Sharmine Narwani: Washington's Valentine's Day Faux Pas in the Middle East

  • News Corp .'s Fox, which has long been No. 1 among adult viewers under 50 years old, may have to juggle various questions in its Friday presentations, including whether Jennifer Lopez 's contract has been renewed as a judge of "American Idol," how it is reworking the pilot for its expensive dinosaur epic, "Terra Nova," and whether a phone-hacking scandal embroiling its parent company is affecting the network.

    Networks Pitch Fall TV Lineups

  • WASHINGTON — House Democratic leaders are planning to meet Thursday to consider the next step in handling the scandal embroiling Rep. Anthony Weiner.

    Anthony Weiner Photos Scandal: House Democrats To Meet About Controversy: AP Sources

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