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- To draw into a situation; to cause to be involved.
- Avoid him. He will embroil you in his fights.
- 2020 November 1, Alan Young, “He hated the idea of being manipulated by the film industry and was regularly embroiled in lawsuits.”, in The Scotsman:
- 2016 January 31, "Is Huma Abedin Hillary Clinton’s Secret Weapon or Her Next Big Problem?," Vanity Fair (retrieved 21 January 2016):
- Whether it’s palatable for the vice-chairman of Hillary’s presidential campaign to be embroiled in allegations of conflicts of interest, obtaining patronage jobs, or misrepresenting time worked remains to be seen.
- 1697, “(please specify the book number)”, in Virgil; John Dryden, transl., The Works of Virgil: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Æneis. […], London: […] Jacob Tonson, […], OCLC 403869432:
- the royal house embroil'd in civil war
- To implicate in confusion; to complicate; to jumble.
to draw into a situation