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imbroglio (s) (noun), imbroglios (pl)
An embarrassing misunderstanding or a confusion about what is going on or what was supposed to take place: Evidently there was a complete muddle and imbroglio when Jim asked Susan to marry him, because all he intended was to practice this important question with a friend, but not with Cindy, his chosen love!
A complicated situation.
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An error about what was expected to happen.
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