Im*brogl"io (?), n.; pl. Imbroglios (#). [Written also embroglio.] [It. See 1st Broil, and cf. Embroil.]

1.

An intricate, complicated plot, as of a drama or work of fiction.

2.

A complicated and embarrassing state of things; a serious misunderstanding.

Wrestling to free itself from the baleful imbroglio. Carlyle.

 

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