Definition of Imbroglios

1. Noun. (plural of imbroglio) ¹



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Definition of Imbroglios

1. imbroglio [n] - See also: imbroglio

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imbroglios

imbrex
imbricate
imbricated
imbricates
imbricating
imbrication
imbrication lines of von Ebner
imbrications
imbricative
imbrices
imbring
imbrocado
imbrocadoes
imbroglii
imbroglio
imbroglios (current term)
imbrown
imbrowned
imbrowning
imbrowns
imbrue
imbrued
imbruement
imbruements
imbrues
imbruing
imbrute
imbruted
imbrutement
imbrutes

Literary usage of Imbroglios

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1. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"... that hast, as yet, no household imbroglios to fetter thy glad movement through life. My husband sends affectionate regards, to be distributed along with ..."

2. Words: Their Spelling, Pronunciation, Definition and Application by Rupert Pitt SoRelle, Charles W. Kitt (1911)
"Desperadoes, armed with stilettos, were engaged in noisy imbroglios. Splendid frescos adorned the dadoes on the porticos. Many innuendoes were obscured in ..."

3. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1887)
"All sorts of events and catastrophes and imbroglios keep on passing before your eyes. You watch them ; you take notes ; you make comparisons ; you feel that ..."

4. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1902)
"... America are in general not equal to those of the United States is as true as that the United States can and will keep out of most European imbroglios. ..."

5. History of English Literature by Hippolyte Taine (1900)
"... in " The Mock Astrologer," the imbroglios and surprises of the Spanish stage. Sometimes he displays the sparkling images and lofty metaphors of the ..."

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