embroilment

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, bullfight, bustle, cacophony, chaos, churn, clash, clash of arms, cockfight, combat, commotion, conflict, contention, controversy, conturbation, discomposure, disorder, dispute, disquiet, disquietude, disturbance, dogfight, donnybrook, donnybrook fair, dustup, ebullience, ebullition, eddy, effervescence, enmeshment, exchange of blows, excitement, falling-out, fanaticism, feery-fary, ferment, fermentation, feud, fever, feverishness, fidgets, fight, fire fight, flap, fliting, flurry, fluster, flutteration, foment, fomentation, foofaraw, fracas, fray, free-for-all, frenzy, fume, furor, furore, fury, fuss, ground combat, hand-to-hand combat, hand-to-hand fight, hassle, helter-skelter, house-to-house combat, hubbub, hurly-burly, hurry, hurry-scurry, imbroglio, inquietude, involvement, jitters, jumpiness, logomachy, maelstrom, malaise, melee, moil, naval combat, nerviness, nervosity, nervousness, open quarrel, pandemonium, passage of arms, passion, pell-mell, perturbation, pitched battle, polemic, pother, quarrel, racket, rage, rampage, restlessness, riot, roil, rough-and-tumble, roughhouse, rout, row, ruckus, ruction, ruffle, rumble, rumpus, running fight, scramble, scrimmage, scuffle, seethe, seething, sharp words, shindy, shoving match, skirmish, slanging match, snarl, spat, squabble, stand-up fight, stir, storminess, street fight, strife, struggle, swirl, swirling, tauromachy, tempestuousness, tiff, to-do, trepidation, trepidity, trouble, tug-of-war, tumult, tumultuation, tumultuousness, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, tussle, twitter, unease, unrest, uproar, upset, vendetta, vortex, whirl, wildness, words, wrangle, yeastiness, zeal, zealousness

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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 — 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 …   Law dictionary

  • 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 — (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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