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between rock and hard place

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  • as indebatable
  • as inmootable
  • as inproblematical

synonyms for between rock and hard place

  • arguable
  • doubtful
  • dubious
  • moot
  • problematic
  • questionable
  • uncertain
  • between sixes and sevens
  • betwixt and between
  • bone of contention
  • borderline
  • chancy
  • contestable
  • disputable
  • iffy
  • in dispute
  • mootable
  • open to question
  • problematical
  • the jury's out
  • touch and go
  • undecided
  • unsettled
  • up for discussion

antonyms for between rock and hard place

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  • certain
  • clear
  • decided
  • definite
  • proven
  • resolved
  • settled
  • sure
  • unquestionable
  • inarguable
  • incontrovertible
  • questionable
  • uncontestable
  • undoubted
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      How to use between rock and hard place in a sentence

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      He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
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      This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
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      To Harrison and his wife there was no distinction between the executive and judicial branches of the law.
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      He looked strangely out of place in the dusty combat uniform.
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      He noticed at the same time several burnt matches between his cushions and her chair.
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      The associations of place recall her strange interview with Mr. Longcluse but a few months before.
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      As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.
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      Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
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