Word: Imbroglio.

An “imbroglio” (im-BROH-glee-oh) is a complicated and embarrassingly messy situation. An intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation The word is derived from the Italian for “to tangle, to confuse.”

“The imbroglio over the seemingly arcane currency issue threatens to plunge Indonesia – and possibly its neighbors as well – into a renewed bout of financial turmoil.”

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