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logjam

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  1. 1 a crowded mass (as of cars) that impedes or blocks movement the presence of an ambulance on the side of the highway created a logjam of rubberneckers who just had to have a look Synonyms of logjam backup, bottleneck, jam-up, jam, snarl, tailback [British], tie-upWords Related to logjam tangle; gridlock, lock; congestion, traffic; crawl, delay, slowdown, stoppage

  2. 2 a point in a struggle where neither side is capable of winning or willing to give in efforts to break the logjam in the talks between union and management Synonyms of logjam deadlock, gridlock, halt, impasse, Mexican standoff, stalemate, standoff, standstillWords Related to logjam dead end; bind, bottleneck, corner, dilemma, fix, hole, jam, morass, pickle, pinch, plight, predicament, quagmire, quandary, spot; difficulty; problem


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