embroilment
I noun affray, agitation, brawl, breach, broil, chaos, clash, combat, commotion, complication, conflict, confusion, contention, contest, derangement, difference of opinion, disarrangement, disorder, disquiet, dissension, dissentience, disturbance, embranglement, encounter, engagement, entanglement, ferment, fracas, fray, imbroglio, involvement, mix-up, muddle, odds, outbreak, pandemonium, quarrel, riot, row, rupture, squabble, strife, struggle, tumult, turbulence, turmoil, unrest, uproar, violence II index affray, belligerency, bluster (commotion), brawl, collision (dispute), commotion, conflict, contest (dispute), controversy (argument), disaccord, dispute, disturbance, entanglement (confusion), fight (argument), imbroglio, involution, pandemonium

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  • Embroilment — Em*broil ment, n. [Cf. F. embrouillement.] The act of embroiling, or the condition of being embroiled; entanglement in a broil. Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embroilment — embroil ► VERB ▪ involve deeply in a conflict or difficult situation. DERIVATIVES embroilment noun. ORIGIN French embrouiller to muddle …   English terms dictionary

  • embroilment — noun see embroil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • embroilment — See embroil. * * * …   Universalium

  • embroilment — noun The condition of being embroiled in something; an imbroglio or entanglement …   Wiktionary

  • embroilment — Synonyms and related words: action, ado, aerial combat, affray, agitation, altercation, argument, armored combat, battle, battle royal, bicker, bickering, blood feud, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, bother, brawl, broil, brouhaha, brush,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • embroilment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being entangled or implicated: embranglement, enmeshment, ensnarement, entanglement, involvement. See FREE, PARTICIPATE …   English dictionary for students

  • embroilment — em broil·ment || mÉ™nt n. perplexity, confusion; conflict, strife …   English contemporary dictionary

  • embroilment — n 1. discord, strife, quarrel, difference of opinion, dissension; contention, disturbance, squabble, squall, commotion, imbroglio, uproar; rumpus, fracas, scrimmage, donnybrook, tumult. 2. confusion, perplexity, distraction, disorder,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • embroilment — em·broil·ment …   English syllables

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