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corner

noun

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1 a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape
  • the writers have gotten themselves into a corner on that TV show

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2 a place where roads meet
  • we'll meet at the corner tomorrow

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3 a point in a chain of events at which an important change (as in one's fortunes) occurs
  • the president believes that we have turned a corner in the war on drugs

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corner

verb

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The first known use of corner was in the 13th century

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“Corner.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/corner. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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