Imbroglio

Definition of Imbroglio

Im`brogl´io
n.1.An intricate, complicated plot, as of a drama or work of fiction.
2.A complicated and embarrassing state of things; a serious misunderstanding or disagreement, especially one that is bitter.
Wrestling to free itself from the baleful imbroglio.
- Carlyle.

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