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impasses

noun , plural of impasse

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1 a point in a struggle where neither side is capable of winning or willing to give in
  • in their bitter custody battle, the divorcing couple are at a total impasse
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2 a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape
  • the impossible impasse faced by those who opposed the war but did not want to seem disloyal to the troops
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