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noun as in difficult situation


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For some mysterious reason, colonoscopy providers are not held to these same standards despite a similar rate of complications.

But to most patients, it sounds scary, and it can give rise to its own complications.

In several cases, serious complications arose, and at least one death was documented.

Now for the complications and awkwardness, to say nothing of elbows and gossip and rivalries and all that other stuff.

If not, they risk facing complications including osteoporosis, thyroid disease and cancer.

The king fell in love with her, and his attempted intrigue led to complications that almost caused a war between France and Spain.

So I looked hurriedly over the field, and decided that an American girl in my class suggested fewest complications.

But things went from bad to worse, and he came back to more complications than any one man could manage.

Its tedious complications are almost a by-word to those who are at all acquainted with the Church history of the period.

Even many years afterwards there may be serious complications involving health or even life.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to complications, such as: confusion, snag, difficulty, complexity, obstacle, and problem.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.