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synonyms for dilemma

  • difficulty
  • embarrassment
  • impasse
  • mess
  • plight
  • predicament
  • problem
  • puzzle
  • quandary
  • bind
  • box
  • corner
  • fix
  • hole
  • hooker
  • jam
  • mire
  • perplexity
  • pickle
  • scrape
  • spot
  • strait
  • Catch-22
  • double bind
  • tight corner
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antonyms for dilemma

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  • good fortune
  • solution
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • boon
  • success
  • miracle
  • wonder
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Therein lies the seemingly intractable dilemma of humanity’s intimate relationship with this tropical tree.
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Stuck in this dilemma of the party’s own making, silence can be as good as it gets.
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I can tell you firsthand, it is a pleasure to participate in discussions with students so attuned to the complex ethical dilemmas their employers face.
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I’m curious how you would describe what you see to be his dilemma.
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What if the dilemma stems from them forming trust based on “gut feeling” in the meetings, but lacking enough knowledge to judge whether the projected results will, in the end, be achieved.
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He found the governor’s order very distressing and explained his dilemma to me.
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To get around this dilemma, San Diego Unified officials announced last week they would partner with a task force of scientists and doctors from UC San Diego to decide how and if it would be safe to reopen schools.
SAN DIEGO UNIFIED DECISION UNDERSCORES DISTRICTS’ WILDLY DIFFERENT REOPENING PLANSWILL HUNTSBERRYJULY 13, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
With great power comes great responsibility, and the opportunity for moral and ethical dilemmas.
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The porter of the firm mercifully interposed to rescue Mr Brammel from his dilemma.
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As to the new scheme respecting the Netherlands, he shrewdly propounded a dilemma which silenced Pomponne and Torcy.
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WORDS RELATED TO DILEMMA

  • bind
  • bother
  • concern
  • danger
  • deep trouble
  • difficulty
  • dilemma
  • dire straits
  • disappointment
  • distress
  • grief
  • headache
  • hindrance
  • hot water
  • inconvenience
  • mess
  • misfortune
  • nuisance
  • pain
  • predicament
  • problem
  • struggle
  • torment
  • woe
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