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sticky wicket

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sticky wicket

  1. a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape <with both sets of in-laws insisting that we spend Thanksgiving with them, we were on a sticky wicket indeed> Synonyms bind, box, catch-22, corner, dilemma, fix, hole, impasse, jackpot [chiefly West], jam, mire, pickle, quagmire, rabbit hole, rattrap, spot, predicament, swampRelated Words difficulty, node; hot water, soup; pinch, plight, quandary, scrape, trouble; deadlock, halt, logjam, stalemate, standstill; clutch, crisis, crossroad, emergency, exigency, juncture, strait




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