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noun as in sticky situation

verb as in preserve fruit or vegetable

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Over the past six months, her business selling small-batch pickles, jams and radishes has tripled its sales.

Scientists have known that sea pickles have special cells called photosites, located as spots around their bodies, that allow them to glow.

In the promotional video, Balvin says his preference is for “no pickles,” which sort of defeats the purpose of a Big Mac, but hey, if you want to consume the exact same food as J Balvin, you gotta make some sacrifices.

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It would be a very unpleasant chore, and again, that’s the pickle you’re trying to present.

Then, you’ll find yourself in a pickle if more than one blogger accepts it.

You spice it with blues and skiffle music, and pickle it in alcohol and tobacco smoke.

Our backyard had a baseball diamond and a “Pickle” path worn into the lawn because of Frankie.

A pinch hitter named Pickle Smith was announced for Jacksonville.

Chuck Strickler of Decatur, Michigan, found himself in a pickle right after September 11.

But soon after I arrived in Washington, D.C., I was in a pickle.

Now one is told he is somewhat of a pickle, but fables about royalty may always be received with more than a grain of salt.

Pit your shovel in here an' lift this pickle, an' no' stand there gapin' like a grisly ghost at the door o' hell!

Very true,” said Edward; “we have nothing to conceal, and if he finds us in a pickle it is of no consequence.

Then when it had become sapless and hard, he cut it to shape, then “put it 178 to pickle,” as the saying goes.

Because she got into a pretty pickle—there's a riddle for you.


On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pickle, such as: bind, box, corner, difficulty, dilemma, and disorder.

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