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imbroglio

im·bro·glio

imbroglio

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm brol yo
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: imbroglios
definition: a difficult, confused, or complicated situation, often involving a misunderstanding, disagreement, or quarrel.
The proposed building of a mosque on Ground Zero caused an imbroglio.
similar words:
snarl, tangle
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