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synonyms for dilemmas

  • 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

antonyms for dilemmas

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  • good fortune
  • solution
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • boon
  • success
  • miracle
  • wonder
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How to use dilemmas in a sentence

He had expected complications, and had prepared numberless phrases in his mind to meet imaginary dilemmas.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
Indeed, too sadly so, and I dare apply but a flash of the microscope to the rageing dilemmas of this animalcule.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Notice that the fanatic or crowd-man always strives to universalize his own moral dilemmas.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
It is almost impossible to keep the consideration of any subject of general interest above the dilemmas of partisan crowds.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
Any real solution lies wholly outside present crowd-dilemmas.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
Each intervention leads only to new dilemmas, among which we must again choose and intervene.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
An unusual inducement and opportunity are thus provided for every crowd to force its own crowd-dilemmas upon all.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
Government always represents the moral dilemmas of the worst people, not the best.
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
But imaginative criminals, he knew, were rare, and dilemmas such as these proved infrequent.
THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
Between these two dilemmas a single compromise suggested itself.
PEACE ON EARTH, GOOD-WILL TO DOGSELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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