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quandary
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Ulysses
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  • This was a quandary but, bringing common sense to bear on it, evidently there was nothing for it but put a good face on the matter and foot it which they accordingly did.
  • At this pertinent suggestion Mr Bloom, to change the subject, looked down but in a quandary, as he couldn’t tell exactly what construction to put on belongs to which sounded rather a far cry.
  • Mr Bloom, availing himself of the right of free speech, he having just a bowing acquaintance with the language in dispute, though, to be sure, rather in a quandary over voglio, remarked to his protégé in an audible tone of voice a propos of the battle royal in the street which was still raging fast and furious: —A beautiful language.

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  • ...faced with the quandary of how to reduce demand for gasoline without raising the price too high.
  • I was in a quandary.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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