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

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At any rate, we quite deceived the pirates, who took huge delight in our predicament.
This was the predicament of the pirates: because of the big run-out, the tide was now rushing back like a mill-race, and it was impossible for the strongest swimmer in the world to make against it the three miles to the sloops.
To be held paralyzed, with one's back toward some horrible and unknown danger from the very sound of which the ferocious Apache warriors turn in wild stampede, as a flock of sheep would madly flee from a pack of wolves, seems to me the last word in fearsome predicaments for a man who had ever been used to fighting for his life with all the energy of a powerful physique.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 18 (ANI): Pakistan on Sunday said the remarks made by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's on PoK talks are "reflective of the predicament" that India finds itself in following its move to abrogate Article 370.
The influential Justice Select Committee said the Government's 'failure' to undertake a workforce planning exercise was behind the 'predicament'.
The balance of payments predicament is so severe that the programme is likely to be front-loaded - devalue the currency and raise interest rates immediately to the extent of additional 20 percent and 200bps respectively.
'I understand your predicament. I agree that under the Cabinet there will be a review,' he said.
The Qataris' tough predicament, however, aren't out to make excuses despite the tough predicament that they're in.
The move also leaves Bruce in a difficult predicament with two of his closest Villa Park allies now out of the picture.
Given Gaza's sharp deterioration over the past 25 years - under the PA's rule (1994-2007) and then under Hamas' - it is time to consider a new paradigm for resolving the Strip's endemic predicament.
WEST Ham vice-chairman and former Blues MD Karren Brady has issued a public apology for the club's problems on and off the pitch, and said the board takes full responsibility for the Hammers' predicament. A series of pitch invasions marred last weekend's 3-0 home loss to Burnley at the London Stadium, while joint owner David Sullivan was struck on his glasses by a coin after hundreds of angry supporters gathered in front of the directors' box.
For a time, Mengistu's predicament was kept under gag order, in the hopes that not publicizing and politicizing his predicament would make it easier for Hamasthe U.S.
"It came out of the blue yesterday as Mark called and told me of his predicament.
Although some of us know that the earth is in trouble, some still don't know that humans are partly responsible for our current environment predicament. In this case, ignorance is not a bliss; Ignorance is a one-way ticket to catastrophe.