embrangle

embrangle

[em-brang-guhl]
verb (used with object), embrangled, embrangling.
to embroil.
Also, imbrangle.


Origin:
1655–65; em-1 + brangle (blend of brawl and wrangle)

embranglement, noun
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embrangle (ɪmˈbræŋɡəl)
 
vb
rare (tr) to confuse or entangle
 
[C17: from em- + obsolete brangle to wrangle, perhaps a blend of brawl1 + wrangle]
 
em'branglement
 
n

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