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quandary
used in Lonesome Dove

4 uses
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Definition
a state of uncertainty about what to do in a difficult situation
  • It put Dish in a deep quandary.
    Chapters 7-8 (90% in)
  • Once it was plain that she was gone, Roscoe felt in the worst quandary of his life.
    Chapters 28-29 (64% in)
  • That possibility alone made his quandary more difficult.
    Chapters 50-51 (41% in)
  • This new development put him in a quandary.
    Chapters 56-57 (31% in)

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