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  • n. Plural form of embroilment.

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Examples

  • As if ALL of the political embroilments that she has gotten herself into thus far wasn't enough, there must be even more that hasn't come to light yet ... there must be some stuff that she is absolutely deftly scared and afraid of ti

    State of the Union: Did Palin make the right move?

  • Insight is needed because, as explained earlier, it can totally remove troublesome emotions and their consequent embroilments.

    How to See Yourself As You Really Are

  • In this case, all the springs of the State are vigorous and simple and its rules clear and luminous; there are no embroilments or conflicts of interests; the common good is everywhere clearly apparent, and only good sense is needed to perceive it.

    The Social Contract

  • The Cimmerian was looking forward to parting company with Madesus and his priestly embroilments.

    Conan The Hunter

  • I could instance in the embroilments of foreign nations abroad.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • In the midst of all the tumults and embroilments of the nations, that which the Lord takes peculiarly as his own design, into his own management, is the carrying on of the kingdom of the Lord

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • In the majority of cases, however, the scratches we received were more the result of accident than of malice intent; and the little embroilments that happened when sword-play degenerated into horseplay were not, as a rule, worth mentioning.

    Young Tom Bowling The Boys of the British Navy

  • Europe, is known to some to have with him some £250,000 to defray Press expenditure, etc., apart from the millions to which he is authorized to engage his Government in diplomatic projects, such as procuring allies, or to create embroilments and diversions to the prejudice of England.

    Origin of the Anglo-Boer War Revealed (2nd ed.) The Conspiracy of the 19th Century Unmasked

  • As a profound student of history he saw with a clear vision the necessity of neutrality and of America remaining disentangled in every way from the embroilments of Europe.

    Woodrow Wilson as I Know Him

  • From the beginning I saw the utter futility of neutrality, the disappointment and heartaches that would flow from its announcement, but we had to stand by our traditional policy of steering clear of European embroilments.

    Woodrow Wilson as I Know Him

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