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Synonyms for quandary

a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one

state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options

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University of Arizona has added a course to help business students wade through ethical quandaries.
was a closely orchestrated essay on open-endedness, the ordinariness of the infinite, and the perennial quandaries of repetition, contradiction, and deferral.
Hunter's prose isn't subtle as it preaches male self-reliance and responsibility, but his landscape of characters and their quandaries are sho'nuff true to life.
Adding to their quandaries, 4 out of 10 are confused about eating healthy.
Articulate, methodical, accessible, "Kabbalah Revealed" is a superb introduction to, and explanation of, what and how this ancient body of knowledge can provide wisdom, insight, and solutions into the phenomena and quandaries of contemporary life.
In a nutshell: Tonight's installment is slow in developing but quickly becomes a thoroughly absorbing exploration of moral quandaries, courage, cowardice, grace and indignities under extraordinary circumstances.
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Each has strict ethical principles and moral principles; both face quandaries in their daily lives, and the complex interplay of love effects not only on two people, but also on each one's network of family and friends, plays out with realism so strong the reader feels it in the gut.
But ours is hardly a perfect world, least of all in Sacramento, and imperfect resolutions - even fiscally abominable ones - are sometimes the only feasible way out of our own, self-inflicted quandaries.
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