Predicament - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Predicament.

BIND
DILEMMA
JAM
MESS
PICKLE
PLIGHT
QUANDARY
SCRAPE
SPOT
STRAIT
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BIND
  1. cause to be constipated; "These foods tend to constipate you"
  2. form a chemical bond with; "The hydrogen binds the oxygen"
  3. bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted; "He's held by a contract"; "I'll hold you by your promise"
  4. something that hinders as if with bonds
  5. fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord; "They tied their victim to the chair"
  6. Join
  7. secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"
  8. make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope; "The Chinese would bind the feet of their women"
  9. wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose
  10. provide with a binding; "bind the books in leather"
  11. stick to firmly; "Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?"
  12. create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child"
DILEMMA
  1. state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
JAM
  1. interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"
  2. block passage through; "obstruct the path"
  3. deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems
  4. crush or bruise; "jam a toe"
  5. preserve of crushed fruit
  6. crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"
  7. a dense crowd of people
  8. get stuck and immobilized; "the mechanism jammed"
  9. informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
  10. push down forcibly; "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"
  11. press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"
MESS
  1. make a mess of or create disorder in; "He messed up his room"
  2. eat in a mess hall
  3. a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax
  4. a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel
  5. soft semiliquid food; "a mess of porridge"
  6. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"
  7. informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
  8. a state of confusion and disorderliness; "the house was a mess"; "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"
PICKLE
  1. preserve in a pickling liquid
  2. vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar
  3. informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
PLIGHT
  1. a solemn pledge of fidelity
  2. a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
  3. Difficulty
  4. promise solemnly and formally; "I pledge that I will honor my wife"
  5. give to in marriage
QUANDARY
  1. state of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice between equally unfavorable options
  2. a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
  3. puzzle
SCRAPE
  1. scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"
  2. cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
  3. bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
  4. an indication of damage
  5. gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"
  6. a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility); "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him"
  7. make by scraping; "They scraped a letter into the stone"
  8. a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"
  9. bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
  10. an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
  11. Scrapes are shallow depressions with gently sloping edges, which seasonally hold water. They create obvious in-field wet features that are very attractive to wildlife. They are often man made to
SPOT
  1. a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer
  2. a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
  3. a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
  4. mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; "spot the areas that one should clearly identify"
  5. an outstanding characteristic; "his acting was one of the high points of the movie"
  6. become spotted; "This dress spots quickly"
  7. a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance; "they changed his spot on the program"
  8. make a spot or mark onto; "The wine spotted the tablecloth"
  9. a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising
  10. mar or impair with a flaw; "her face was blemished"
STRAIT
  1. narrow; "strait is the gate"
  2. a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
  3. a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
Clue Database Last Updated: 22/09/2019 9:00am

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Confused situation
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Difficult problem
Dilemma
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Dirty or untidy state
Disarray
Disorder
Dog's name
Dry cleaner's challenge
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Event in a hall
Fasten
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Fido's cousin
Fight over drug is embarrassing predicament
Fix
Fix ... or damage
Fix cover back on front of book
Fix fight, programme's last
Fix novel, after bending back cover
Flow stopper
Fool in island stream, unending in distance
Freestyle musical perform
Fruit preserve
Get rid of last of the pickle
Get stuck
Gibraltar has one that doesn't sound gay
Give a handicap of
Glue
Good name for a Dalmatian
Grate fragment ending in fire
Graze from fight close to nose
Gridlock
Hoarder's problem
Horned thing?
Identify a moral flaw
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In predicament, fight with energy
In tight spot, swear!
It may have horns
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Jam
Job for a cleanup crew
Jumble
Kind of announcement
Kind of check
Lady Macbeth's problem
Leathernecks' lunch
Lend, informally
Locate, as Waldo
Location
Many a teen's room
Many an attic
Mare's-nest
Meal at boot camp
Meal eaten in a hall
Meal on a military base
Measles symptom
Meddle (with)
Military cafeteria
Military canteen
Military lunchroom
Military meal
Minor accident result
Mishmash
Musical free-for-all
Narrow part said to be in line
Narrow passage
Narrow passage joining two large areas of water
Narrow sea passage
Narrow waterway
Narrow way
Nautical passage
Nautical passageway
Naval route
Notice
Notice - blemish
Notice - fictional puppy
Notice small urn
Notice small vessel
Parking place
Parking space
Part of a camp schedule
Pick out
Pickle
Pickle: or something sweeter
Pigsty
Place - zit
Place best for climbing
Place for second prize
Place to eat dog's breakfast
Place where spinners will take a turn
Play (with)
Poor name for a solid-col
Position to make out
Post meal
Predicament is easy to bear after heading to pub
Predicament whether one chooses jam or pickle
Preserve
Preserve in vinegar
Preserve; mess
Preserves
Primer dog
Primer pet
Primer pooch
Printer problem
Private dining room?
Promoted best place
Putter (around)
Quagmire
Quandary
Quantico cuisine
Recaps unusual predicament
Relative of Rover
Relish being fashion designer in large house
Reversible lids to identify
Scene of murders in retreat
Scrape
Scuffle
Sea route
See
See way to cross Italian river
See; pimple
Setter on ship brings 5 down
Shambles
Skin
Skin abrasion
Small mark; see
Smucker's product
Smudge
Snafu
Soft or sweet follower
Soldiers' meal
Sound’s singular feature
Speck
Spinner’s back, finding turn
Spot
Spot for a Band-Aid
Starters of marinated eel sushi served in dining room
State of uncertainty
Stuff
Sustenance for a fatigued
Teen's room, stereotypica
Theater light
Thorny problem
Tie
Tie up
Tie-up
Tight spot
Toast topper
Toast topping
Tough spot
Traditional pooch name
Tricky situation - graze
Tricky situation to be in
Try to accommodate new situation that's annoying
TV ad
TV commercial
Ugly situation
Unfortunate situation
Untidiness
Untidy condition
Untidy state
What 20-, 37- and 53-Acro
Where officers eat pickle?
Where the crew chows down
Wing it, musically
Word before call or hall
Write off English predicament
Zit

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