She knew of situations like that, the cul-de-sac of chastity, worse than any devised by a Javert.
It is a labyrinth of winding alley often ending in a cul-de-sac.
Suppose this one that she had chosen at random terminated in a cul-de-sac?
It was only at rare times that he ran his head into a cul-de-sac.
Well, my mind has been wandering and stumbled on a cul-de-sac as usual.