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embroil
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
involve someone in a conflict — such as a controversy or a problem
  • Why was I bringing my daughter to a land that was embroiled in a bitter war with Iraq?
  • Moody had never pursued U.S. citizenship after he became embroiled in the turmoil of the Iranian revolution.
  • What was I doing embroiled in this convoluted intrigue?
  • He remained embroiled in a furious argument with the receptionist for several minutes before he explained.
  • She did not want officials of the Swiss Embassy embroiled in this.
  • He remained in his suit and, within minutes, became embroiled in a sharp exchange of words with his sister.

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