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synonyms for predicament

  • circumstance
  • crisis
  • deadlock
  • dilemma
  • hardship
  • imbroglio
  • impasse
  • mess
  • plight
  • posture
  • quagmire
  • quandary
  • asperity
  • bind
  • clutch
  • condition
  • corner
  • drag
  • emergency
  • exigency
  • fix
  • hang-up
  • hole
  • jam
  • juncture
  • lot
  • muddle
  • pass
  • perplexity
  • pickle
  • pinch
  • position
  • puzzle
  • rigor
  • scrape
  • soup
  • spot
  • state
  • strait
  • vicissitude
  • Catch-22
  • bad news
  • deep water
  • hot water
  • large order
  • rough go
  • ticklish spot
  • tight situation
  • trouble
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antonyms for predicament

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  • advantage
  • agreement
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • breakthrough
  • solution
  • boon
  • closure
  • ease
  • good fortune
  • peace
  • success
  • fix
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I don’t think that they were ever in that predicament to that degree.
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One user in East Moline, Illinois, who described the predicament on a DSLReports forum in early January, said they paid for the 6TB plan "to make sure we wouldn't go over the cap" and had never used more than 4TB.
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Part of the reason for this predicament is that we too often look at online threats through a partisan lens.
WANT TO STOP THE NEXT CRISIS? TEACHING CYBER CITIZENSHIP MUST BECOME A NATIONAL PRIORITYMICHAEL MCCONNELLJANUARY 21, 2021TIME
Specialists in clinical trials said the case of Novavax highlights the predicament in trying to develop a roster of multiple vaccines simultaneously to battle a global pandemic.
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I think there are millions of others who are in the same predicament.
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Nowadays, she typically sits at her computer before even showering — a predicament which has become all too common during the pandemic.
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Browder says that he thinks Abdulaziz is in a predicament he knows well.
A NEW MOVIE ABOUT JAMAL KHASHOGGI REVEALS A PROTÉGÉ WHO IS ALIVE AND UNDER ASSAULTSTEVEN ZEITCHIKJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Pruitt, 44, wanted to help people who might be in such a predicament.
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That predicament wouldn’t have been a total surprise, since infection by other coronaviruses generates antibodies that fade fairly quickly.
COVID-19 IMMUNITY LIKELY LASTS FOR YEARSNEEL PATELJANUARY 6, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Unfortunately, the same predicament that makes virtual clothes shopping appealing also renders new clothes pretty useless unless they’re sweatpants.
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WORDS RELATED TO PREDICAMENT

  • 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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