Disembroil Dis`em*broil", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disembroiled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disembroiling}.] [Pref. dis- + embroil.] To disentangle; to free from perplexity; to extricate from confusion. [1913 Webster]

Vaillant has disembroiled a history that was lost to the world before his time. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • disembroil — index clear, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, extricate, free, liberate, quit (free of) …   Law dictionary

  • disembroil — /dis em broyl /, v.t. to free from embroilment, entanglement, or confusion. [1615 25; DIS 1 + EMBROIL] * * * …   Universalium

  • disembroil — verb To free or extricate from confusion …   Wiktionary

  • disembroil — Synonyms and related words: break loose, break out, clarify, clear, clear up, cut loose, disburden, disembarrass, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disintricate, disinvolve, dislodge, extricate, free, free up, get out, liberate, ravel, release …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disembroil — v. rescue from an entanglement; free from confusion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disembroil — v. a. Disentangle, free from perplexity, extricate from confusion …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • disembroil — v clear up, unclutter, unsnarl, unscramble; restore order, free up. See disentangle …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • disembroil — dis·embroil …   English syllables

  • disembroil — /dɪsəmˈbrɔɪl/ (say disuhm broyl) verb (t) to free from embroilment, entanglement, or confusion …   Australian English dictionary

  • disembroil — v.tr. extricate from confusion or entanglement …   Useful english dictionary

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