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synonyms for predicaments

  • 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
  • bad news
  • catch-22
  • deep water
  • hot water
  • large order
  • rough go

antonyms for predicaments

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  • advantage
  • agreement
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • breakthrough
  • solution
  • boon
  • closure
  • ease
  • good fortune
  • peace
  • success
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How to use predicaments in a sentence

She had often helped Johnny out of his predicaments, receiving in return plenty of kisses and sugar-plums.
DOTTY DIMPLE AT HOMESOPHIE MAY
There are predicaments when the shrewd brute and cunning brigand has his superior at a disadvantage.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2 NO 4, OCTOBER, 1862VARIOUS
He includes among such entities all Aristotle's 'predicaments' except the first: 'substance.'
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
But he had been in bad predicaments before, and, hopeless as it now 43seemed, something might turn up to save them yet.
THE RIVER OF DARKNESSWILLIAM MURRAY GRAYDON
Mary was sitting up straight on the boulder now, her face dimpling as she recalled these various predicaments.
MARY WARE IN TEXASANNIE F. JOHNSTON
The stories of extraordinary predicaments in the Alps one is apt to receive with some incredulity.
ADVENTURES ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLDMRS. AUBREY LE BLOND
From many difficult predicaments he had with consummate tact and skill extricated himself, but from this there seemed no escape.
TOLD ON THE PAGODAMIMOSA
She was glad she had decided not to write, for she dreaded to involve herself in any more awkward predicaments.
A BOOK OF BRYN MAWR STORIESMARIAN T. MACINTOSH
To save me from the like predicaments, please teach me the actual work and processes of tillage.
THE ECONOMISTXENOPHON
Apart from its roots in animal predicaments, spirit would be wholly inexplicable in its moods and arbitrary in its deliverance.
SOLILOQUIES IN ENGLANDGEORGE SANTAYANA
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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