Definition of disembroil in US English:



[with object]archaic
  • Free (someone or something) from confusion.

    ‘to disembroil a subject that seems to have perplexed even Antiquity’
    • ‘Otherwise, the teacher will recommend to the Superintendent that the child be disembroiled from the first grade.’
    • ‘Individuals can seldom disembroil personal desires and hopes from their vision of the work.’
    • ‘If the Midshipman has not been granted Advance Standing by the beginning of the junior year, he or she will be disembroiled from the program.’
    • ‘The implication is that the writer of such works does the disengaging, disembroiling and disencumbering from experience as we know it, while the author of novels reports faithfully on all our encumbrances.’
    • ‘Anyway, the complexities are multitudinous and certainly hard to disembroil.’