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embrangle

[em-brang-guh l] /ɛmˈbræŋ gəl/
verb (used with object), embrangled, embrangling.
1.
to embroil.
Also, imbrangle.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; em-1 + brangle (blend of brawl and wrangle)
Related forms
embranglement, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for embrangle

embrangle

/ɪmˈbræŋɡəl/
verb
1.
(transitive) (rare) to confuse or entangle
Derived Forms
embranglement, noun
Word Origin
C17: from em- + obsolete brangle to wrangle, perhaps a blend of brawl1 + wrangle
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