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In his previous political career, Bonilla served on the Otay Water District Board for more than a decade and led it at a time the district was embroiled in scandal.
This would embroil him with his neighbors, and make central Europe secure while France was fighting Spain.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
Would it make her heart lighter to have you embroil yourself for her sake?
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
I acknowledge that Heaven has not given me your talent, and that I have not the brains like you to embroil myself with justice.
THE IMPOSTURES OF SCAPIN(POQUELIN) MOLIERE
Therefore the slave-owners who had gained possession of your Government hated her, insulted her, tried to embroil you with her.
It is not my business to embroil matters between the two countries; quite otherwise.
They never understood one another, and never consulted together in hours of danger, save to embroil matters in politics as in war.
The seizures by Admiral Wilkes seem like a plan to embroil our two countries.
LORD LYONS: A RECORD OF BRITISH DIPLOMACYTHOMAS WODEHOUSE LEGH NEWTON
He could embroil him with two kings, France and England, and induce a third to harass him from the South.
If he could embroil the two leaders of the Crusade, there was his affair: Philip would need him.

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