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Synonyms for cul-de-sac

dead end

Synonyms for cul-de-sac

a course leading nowhere

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Challenges with exposure, entry into the anterior cul-de-sac, hemostasis, avoidance of ureteral and bladder injury, and removal of the large uterus have been the main stumbling blocks for many surgeons in choosing the vaginal route.
Ingram said there was a perception that cul-de-sacs offered a better quality of life, but his study showed many who moved into Ramsay Street-style settings later came to regret the move.
The Government-supported "Building For Life" design scheme also cites a "clear network of streets" rather than cul-de-sacs that "can make it more difficult to get around".
New Government planning guidance could kill off the cul-de-sac.
Winding cul-de-sacs may look pretty and feel safe from rat-running motorists, but they are exacerbating congestion on main roads by forcing residents to use cars.
a grass fire quickly spread across five acres and threatened several homes in three different cul-de-sacs southwest of Valley Circle and Roscoe boulevards.
Stephen Town and Randall O'Toole assert that the safest neighborhoods are dominated by cul-de-sacs that are as isolated as possible from stores and from other streets, implying that any neighborhood in which residents can walk anywhere at all is "custom made for easy crime" because of the possible influx of strangers.
Streets in the neighborhood's newer subdivisions are circuitous and knobbed with cul-de-sacs.
Weston's two-acre zoning, paired with a near-total absence of public transit, results in an inefficient series of residential cul-de-sacs with three-car family garages.
Each floor is designed as a quadrangle, with a mix of classrooms, research space, and offices around the open atrium and with many open spaces and cul-de-sacs that are furnished with chairs and tables for conversation, reading, and relaxing between classes.
Until the paintings took like nothing so much as the little maps on institutional walls, lines leading into little cul-de-sacs that lead everywhere and nowhere at once.
At several points in the scheme, where newer tracts meet older ones, cul-de-sacs bump up against one another.
As she pointed out, there are also several different cul-de-sacs and the traffic problems end up there as many drivers will use them as turning points.
The tendency to describe dead-end streets as cul-de-sacs speaks volumes about snobbish attitudes to housing.