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synonyms for embroil

  • enmesh
  • ensnare
  • entangle
  • implicate
  • involve
  • mire
  • tangle
  • compromise
  • confound
  • confuse
  • derange
  • disorder
  • disturb
  • disunite
  • encumber
  • incriminate
  • muddle
  • perplex
  • snarl
  • trouble
  • cause trouble
  • mix up
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antonyms for embroil

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  • exclude
  • free
  • untangle
  • untwist
  • aid
  • arrange
  • assist
  • calm
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • help
  • order
  • organize
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How to use embroil in a sentence

At the same time, Felix was embroiled in a contract dispute with Nike, her primary sponsor for over a decade, over a clause that would tie performance protections for athletes to pregnancy.
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Formally Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure, the $10 billion contract was awarded to Microsoft in 2019, immediately embroiled in lawsuits, and finally cancelled on July 6.
THE PENTAGON’S JEDI CONTRACT IS DEAD. HERE’S WHAT’S NEXT FOR CLOUD COMPUTING AT THE DOD.ROB VERGERJULY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
As the spring dragged on, the district grew further embroiled in a war that went beyond group texts and Facebook comments.
'CRITICAL RACE THEORY IS SIMPLY THE LATEST BOGEYMAN.' INSIDE THE FIGHT OVER WHAT KIDS LEARN ABOUT AMERICA'S HISTORYOLIVIA B. WAXMANJUNE 24, 2021TIME
For every enlightening scene of Williams as a child prodigy or embroiled in controversy, there is one that veers wide of the target.
SERENA WILLIAMS IS MORE THAN A TENNIS PLAYER. ‘SEEING SERENA’ OFFERS A PRISMATIC VIEW OF HER IMPACT.STUART MILLERJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The University of Oxford has also found itself embroiled in scandal.
FORGET ART AND GEMS, THIEVES MAKE DISCREET MILLIONS AT THE LIBRARYCANDIDA MOSSMAY 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Unlike Washington, Beijing hasn’t yet embroiled itself in the region’s rivalries.
FIGURING OUT CHINA’S NEXT MOVEPALLABI MUNSIMARCH 29, 2021OZY
The company has been embroiled in numerous scandals, from its choice of clients—among them Purdue Pharma and the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency—to its secretive internal hedge fund rife with conflicts of interest.
MCKINSEY FACES ITS MOMENT OF RECKONINGOLIVER STALEYMARCH 27, 2021QUARTZ
The two teams have been embroiled in a decade-long legal battle over the cost of rights fees that MASN owes the Nationals.
TOP EXECUTIVE IS LATEST TO DEPART MASN AMID NETWORK’S PRESEASON UPHEAVALBEN STRAUSS, JESSE DOUGHERTYMARCH 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In Baltimore, the police department’s Gun Trace Task Force was disbanded after it became embroiled in a broad corruption scandal involving members stealing money and drugs, falsely arresting people and planting evidence.
DISTRICT’S NEW POLICE CHIEF IS RETHINKING UNIT FOCUSED ON GUN SEIZURESPETER HERMANNMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
New York Republicans want to set up an impeachment commission over the nursing home scandal Cuomo has been embroiled in.
A CUOMO DEPARTURE WOULD SET UP KATHY HOCHUL TO BE NEW YORK’S FIRST FEMALE GOVERNORPETER STEVENSONMARCH 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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