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embroil
used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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involve someone in a conflict — such as a controversy or a problem
  • 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.

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