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dilemmas

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plural of dilemma

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1 a situation in which one has to choose between two or more equally unsatisfactory choices
  • faced with a dilemma of whether to risk continuing to drive in the dangerous storm or to give up searching for the lost dog and hope he survived

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2 a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape
  • with home prices in a free fall, sellers were in a terrible dilemma

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“Dilemmas.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dilemmas. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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