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  • He became embroiled in more than two dozen lawsuits.†   (source)
  • His leadership qualities stayed with him as he participated in San Gabriel High School's MASO club at the same time I was embroiled in ToHMAS.†   (source)
  • The Masonic organization, and especially Peter Solomon, would find themselves embroiled in a firestorm of controversy and a desperate effort at damage control …. even though the ritual was innocuous and purely symbolic.†   (source)
  • For a moment Clary struggled, embroiled in a sea of perfumed flesh, swaths of velvet, and the tasseled ends of Dorothea's shawl.†   (source)
  • Nick and I are currently embroiled in what I have taken to calling (to myself) the Cuckoo Clock Conundrum.†   (source)
  • But beyond them both lay the clouded area, the Great Unrest where all the universe seemed embroiled.†   (source)
  • Why was I bringing my daughter to a land that was embroiled in a bitter war with Iraq?†   (source)
  • LUMA HAD LITTLE appreciation for the degree to which the community center—the home of her new soccer program—had become embroiled in the battle over Clarkston's identity when she pulled her Volkswagen Beetle into the center's parking lot on a sunny June afternoon in 2004, before her team's first tryouts.†   (source)
  • I'd sworn to the gods from the king's prison that I wasn't going to embroil myself in any more stupid plans.†   (source)
  • The O.J. Simpson acquittal was yesterday afternoon, and the university is embroiled in racial discussion, though not between the races.†   (source)
  • As a result of his embroilment in the petition campaign, he was expelled from the university.†   (source)
  • The threat of embroilment in the European war continued, America at the "precipice," as Adams said, and still there was no word from John Jay in London.†   (source)
  • However, I got so embroiled in some messy proceedings relating to a large estate that her birthday arrived before I could make the arrangements.†   (source)
  • …no one had been able to enter the Great Sept of Baelor for days afterward; the Lady of the Eyrie had been murdered by a singer; Littlefinger ruled the Vale now, but Bronze Yohn Royce had sworn to bring him down; Balon Greyjoy had died as well, and his brothers were fighting for the Seastone Chair; Sandor Clegane had turned outlaw and was plundering and killing in the lands along the Trident; Myr and Lys and Tyrosh were embroiled in another war; a slave revolt was raging in the east.†   (source)
  • But it was not by design of your own that you became embroiled in them, and so I will not blame such part as you have played-a valiant one, I doubt not.†   (source)
  • The citizens of foreign nations might also suffer, discrediting and embroiling the Union by the indiscretion of a single State could discredit the entire Union.†   (source)
  • Like myself, the people of this region never expected to be embroiled in an international, interstellar. controversy.†   (source)
  • I particularly feared he would get embroiled in a religious discussion, bring in my Roman Catholicism in a way that could embarrass the Church.†   (source)
  • At the house Sophie and Nathan were embroiled in combat just outside the door of my room.†   (source)
  • Sectionalism, logrolling and a series of near-fanatical movements—of which the "free silver" movement that embroiled Lamar was only the beginning—plagued Senate deliberations on domestic economic issues.†   (source)
  • If I were going to remain here, I might think it worth my while to embroil myself.   (source)
  • Iran is trying to embroil the United States in the controversy.
  • Please don't embroil me in this kind of office politics.
  • More bad news: Quinto Sol Publications was embroiled in an internal squabble.†   (source)
  • They rushed toward Saphira, who was embroiled in a mass of enemies.†   (source)
  • Magicians are vulnerable to physical attack when they are embroiled in their mental struggles.†   (source)
  • What was I doing embroiled in this convoluted intrigue?†   (source)
  • She did not want officials of the Swiss Embassy embroiled in this.†   (source)
  • Roran was helping Elain hang a hammock when he became embroiled in a heated dispute between Odele, her family, and Frewin, who had apparently deserted Torson's crew to stay with Odele.†   (source)
  • The field was next door to the very apartment complex where the shooter lived, which Luma now knew was also considered the sovereign territory of a street gang—a gang that now seemed to be embroiled in conflict with some of her own (now former) players.†   (source)
  • He remained in his suit and, within minutes, became embroiled in a sharp exchange of words with his sister.†   (source)
  • Moody had never pursued U.S. citizenship after he became embroiled in the turmoil of the Iranian revolution.†   (source)
  • He remained embroiled in a furious argument with the receptionist for several minutes before he explained.†   (source)
  • Even while I was replying to Nathan I realized with despair how we were duplicating the substance if not the same words of the enraged colloquy in which we had gotten so wildly embroiled that first afternoon in Sophie's room.†   (source)
  • Outside in the hallway (in memory, the momentous events of my life have often been accompanied by sharply illuminated little satellite images) Yetta Zimmerman and the poor elephantine Moishe Muskatblit were embroiled in a vigorous argument.†   (source)
  • Booth's bullet, indeed, saved him from something worse than embroilment with the radicals over Reconstruc-tion.†   (source)
  • 'If I were going to remain here, I might think it worth my while to embroil myself.†   (source)
  • [Matters were getting embroiled with Rome.†   (source)
  • So we at least thought; as for my uncle, his fatal readiness to pay pretty widows (who had perhaps never been married) and countesses (whose high-sounding titles were probably no more than noms de guerre) the compliment of presenting them to my grandmother or even of presenting to them some of our family jewels, had already embroiled him more than once with my grandfather.†   (source)
  • LE BRET: But why embroil yourself?†   (source)
  • Venerable trapper, our communications have a recent origin, or thy interrogatory might have a tendency to embroil us in angry disputation.†   (source)
  • This was a great affront to the king's army, and a great inconvenience to the cardinal, who had no longer, it is true, to embroil Louis XIII with Anne of Austria—for that affair was over—but he had to adjust matters for M. de Bassompierre, who was embroiled with the Duc d'Angouleme.†   (source)
  • For years after Lydgate remembered the impression produced in him by this involuntary appeal—this cry from soul to soul, without other consciousness than their moving with kindred natures in the same embroiled medium, the same troublous fitfully illuminated life.†   (source)
  • Besides, the old fellow had entered so heartily into the ancient feud with Prince Beelzebub that he would have been perpetually at blows or ill language with some of the prince's subjects, and thus have embroiled us anew.†   (source)
  • Thus, on the one hand, it is extremely difficult in democratic ages to draw nations into hostilities; but on the other hand, it is almost impossible that any two of them should go to war without embroiling the rest.†   (source)
  • But the township serves as a centre for the desire of public esteem, the want of exciting interests, and the taste for authority and popularity, in the midst of the ordinary relations of life; and the passions which commonly embroil society change their character when they find a vent so near the domestic hearth and the family circle.†   (source)
  • This was a great affront to the king's army, and a great inconvenience to the cardinal, who had no longer, it is true, to embroil Louis XIII with Anne of Austria—for that affair was over—but he had to adjust matters for M. de Bassompierre, who was embroiled with the Duc d'Angouleme.†   (source)
  • Why should we be quick to embroil ourselves as adversaries of the other, being far more powerful than they are?†   (source)
  • They told me there were eight of them assembled at a tavern just by; that they were determin'd to come and vote with us if there should be occasion, which they hop'd would not be the case, and desir'd we would not call for their assistance if we could do without it, as their voting for such a measure might embroil them with their elders and friends.†   (source)
  • It behoved him, therefore, to upset this state of affairs and embroil the powers, so as to make himself securely master of part of their states.†   (source)
  • They stretched out their hooks toward the belimed ones, who were already baked within the crust: and we left them thus embroiled.†   (source)
  • Amata's breast the Fury thus invades, And fires with rage, amid the sylvan shades; Then, when she found her venom spread so far, The royal house embroil'd in civil war, Rais'd on her dusky wings, she cleaves the skies, And seeks the palace where young Turnus lies.†   (source)
  • To whom these most adhere He rules a moment: Chaos umpire sits, And by decision more embroils the fray By which he reigns: next him, high arbiter, Chance governs all.†   (source)
  • It is a very justifiable cause of a war, to invade a country after the people have been wasted by famine, destroyed by pestilence, or embroiled by factions among themselves.†   (source)
  • In a review of these transactions we may trace some of the causes which would be likely to embroil the States with each other, if it should be their unpropitious destiny to become disunited.†   (source)
  • These articles contain no provision for the case of offenses against the law of nations; and consequently leave it in the power of any indiscreet member to embroil the Confederacy with foreign nations.†   (source)
  • With him enthroned Sat sable-vested Night, eldest of things, The consort of his reign; and by them stood Orcus and Ades, and the dreaded name Of Demogorgon; Rumour next, and Chance, And Tumult, and Confusion, all embroiled, And Discord with a thousand various mouths.†   (source)
  • The subjects of foreign powers might suffer from the same cause, and hence the Union be discredited and embroiled by the indiscretion of a single member.†   (source)
  • This expedient must, no doubt, have had great influence in preventing those collisions and rivalships which might otherwise have embroiled the peace of the republic.†   (source)
  • Although it seems obvious to common sense that the people of such an island should be but one nation, yet we find that they were for ages divided into three, and that those three were almost constantly embroiled in quarrels and wars with one another.†   (source)
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