GRE Word List

EMBROIL

throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio

The meaning of the word embroil is throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio.

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WordMeaning
pursepucker; contract (lips) into wrinkles; N: wallet
dabblework at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
extemporaneousnot planned; impromptu; extempore
touchstonestone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
evinceshow clearly
addressdirect a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
slothslow moving tree-dwelling mammal; laziness; ADJ. slothful: lazy; indolent
despottyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
muskyhaving the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
conceptionbeginning; forming of an idea; fertilization; V. conceive: form an idea in the mind; devise; become pregnant; CF. inception