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jackpot

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1 chiefly West a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape
  • a wily dude who managed to get himself out of one jackpot after another

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2 the total of the bets at stake at one time
  • once the jackpot hit $100 million, everybody and his cousin was buying lottery tickets

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The first known use of jackpot was in 1865

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“Jackpot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jackpot. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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