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Embroidered
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Embroiling definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EMBROIL'ING, ppr. Perplexing; entangling; involving in trouble.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Embroil Em*broil", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embroiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Embroiling.] [F. embrouiller; pref. em- (L. in) + brouiller. See 1st Broil, and cf. Imbroglio.] 1. To throw into confusion or commotion by contention or discord; to entangle in a broil or quarrel; to make confused; to distract; to involve in difficulties by dissension or strife. The royal house embroiled in civil war. --Dryden. 2. To implicate in confusion; to complicate; to jumble. The Christian antiquities at Rome . . . are so embroiled with ?able and legend. --Addison. Syn: To perplex; entangle; distract; disturb; disorder; trouble; implicate; commingle.



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