Saturday, March 26, 2011

imbroglio



imbroglio [ im-BROHL-yoh ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a misunderstanding, disagreement of a complicated or bitter nature, as between persons or nations.
2. an intricate and perplexing state of affairs; a complicated or difficult situation.
3. a confused heap.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The Kashmir imbroglio threatens to push India and Pakistan into yet another major confrontation.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The political imbroglio also appears to endanger the latest International Monetary Fund loan package for Russia, which is considered critical to avoid a default this year on the country's $17 billion in foreign debt.