embroil

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to draw in so that extrication is difficult

Synonyms for embroil

force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

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As you said, I have on the boots of a cavalier, but I do not intend, for all that, to embroil myself with the church this evening.
Venerable trapper, our communications have a recent origin, or thy interrogatory might have a tendency to embroil us in angry disputation.
To embroil the confusion, and make it impossible to arrive at any general statement,--when we have insisted on the imperfection of individuals, our affections and our experience urge that every individual is entitled to honor, and a very generous treatment is sure to be repaid.
If I were going to remain here, I might think it worth my while to embroil myself.
What if a war between Israel and Lebanese Hizbullah that emerges is not solely between them but becomes a northern war that embroils more of the Levant in that?