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noun as in involvement in fight


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Doug Pederson was dismissed Monday as coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, just less than three years after he led them to a Super Bowl title and eight days after he was embroiled in a tanking controversy to finish the NFL’s regular season.

Sweetwater became embroiled in a $30 million financial scandal under Janney’s leadership, which Voice of San Diego first revealed in September 2018.

In several interviews with lawyers and victims, they describe time and again how ordinary people have been embroiled in years of problems, after suddenly being made aware—often from their banks—that an accident of birth has put them under suspicion.

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The Oregon embroilment had led certain British journals into gross speech about America.

The Alien and Sedition Laws were passed in order to suppress agitation tending to produce such embroilment.

And Lyons is quoted as having understood, in the end, the real purpose of Seward's policy in seeking embroilment with Europe.

On the 25th, Mme. de Svign noted another "serious embroilment."

Time during such an embroilment was hard to measure, and Shann could not be sure.

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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to embroilment, such as: altercation, argument, brawl, clash, conflict, and dispute.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.