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quandary

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of quandary

  1. a situation in which one has to choose between two or more equally unsatisfactory choices <I'm in a quandary about whether I should try to repair my stereo or buy a new one, even though I don't have the money to do either> Synonyms catch-22, double bind, dilemmaRelated Words deadlock, impasse, quagmire, stalemate, standoff; knot, problem; bind, difficulty, fix, hole, jam, pickle, pinch, plight, predicament, spotNear Antonyms breeze, cinch, duck soup, snap





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