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quandary
used in Of Human Bondage

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a state of uncertainty about what to do in a difficult situation
  • Weeks had listened politely, with smiling modesty, till Hayward finished; then he asked one or two insidious questions, so innocent in appearance that Hayward, not seeing into what a quandary they led him, answered blandly; Weeks made a courteous objection, then a correction of fact, after that a quotation from some little known Latin commentator, then a reference to a German authority; and the fact was disclosed that he was a scholar.
    27-28 — Chapters 27-28 (5% in)

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