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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A trap in the form of a concealed hole; An unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty.

Usage examples (39)
  • No one can void every pitfall in life.
  • That's probably the main pitfall of the car insurance analogy.
  • The only possible pitfall is complacency -- but the prospect of competing for a national title for the first time should cure that.
  • And the piece about avoiding the not doing something pitfall is the kind of thing that I can stand to hear many times, so thanks for that. for more
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