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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A difficult situation or plight.

Usage examples (41)
  • No matter how desperate the predicament is, I'm always very much in earnest about clutching my cane, straightening my derby hat and fixing my tie, even though I have...
  • Finds himself in a most awkward predicament
  • This time the predicament is a different one and knives are being sharpened.
  • Of course, Colorado's predicament is the more troubling one. for more
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