Definition of imbroglio in English:
noun (plural imbroglios)
1An extremely confused, complicated, or embarrassing situation: the Watergate imbroglio
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- Nor do I think that most Canadians understand or perhaps even care about the complexities of the constitutional imbroglio that has unfolded since the opposition began defeating the government in the Commons last Wednesday.
- That's my prediction for the whole imbroglio waiting to unfold.
- The imbroglio was motivated by the pan-green camp's embarrassing defeat in the showdown, as the pan-blue alliance used its numerical advantage to change the order of nine bills on the agenda.
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