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synonyms for cornered

  • treed
  • at bay
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How to use cornered in a sentence

China, on the other hand, has the minerals market pretty well cornered, from mining raw materials to refining and processing them.
THE US JUST PUT $3 BILLION TOWARDS SECURING ITS BATTERY SUPPLY CHAINVANESSA BATES RAMIREZMAY 4, 2022SINGULARITY HUB 
Now, cornered but far from crippled by sanctions that initially did not include energy exports and still do not in Europe, Putin is using his colossal energy power to retaliate.
RUSSIA IS STILL WINNING THE ENERGY WARSURIYA JAYANTIAPRIL 29, 2022TIME
Rat this pawn of the Eye may have been, but even a cornered rat will fight with the courage of a lion.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
In fact, they were the real commanders, although the fire inspector had yellow and crimson feathers in his three-cornered hat.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Such a bear, they had heard, always preferred to run away, and was not much to be dreaded unless cornered or wounded.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Still no answer, while the scoundrel gazed about like a cornered cat, looking for chance to escape.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
At first he brazened it out, and finally, when he was cornered, he turned state's evidence to save what he could of his own skin.
IN THE ONYX LOBBYCAROLYN WELLS
"Maybe he's got Beatty cornered, tellin' him a new plan fer workin' the cats this afternoon," leered another.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
You may be shore that the three-cornered noats came pretty thick now from the Griffinses.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
From time to time the slave-drivers would jog them along with a few lashes from a four-cornered "hippo" hide kiboko, or whip.
IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
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WORDS RELATED TO CORNERED

  • Catch-22
  • Hobson's choice
  • between Scylla and Charybdis
  • between a rock and a hard place
  • between the hammer and the anvil
  • between two fires
  • cornered
  • in a dilemma
  • in a pickle
  • in a predicament
  • in the middle
  • no choice
  • sitting on a powder keg
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.