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deadlock

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  1. a point in a struggle where neither side is capable of winning or willing to give in <the jury sent a note to the judge that it was hopelessly stuck in a deadlock> Synonyms impasse, gridlock, halt, logjam, Mexican standoff, stalemate, standoff, standstillRelated Words dead end; bind, bottleneck, corner, dilemma, fix, hole, jam, morass, pickle, pinch, plight, predicament, quagmire, quandary, spot; difficulty; problem



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