Definition of predicament:
embarrassment, pretty kettle of fish, box, obstacle, rabbit hole, tight situation, muddle, bind, jackpot, circumstance, puzzle, Dutch, trouble, sticky wicket, impasse, easy, condition, corner, spot, complication, scrape, brake, hot water, inconvenience, hot spot, drag, mess, deadlock, troth, mire, soup, state, quagmire, hole, catch-22, rattrap, position, swamp, barrier, imbroglio, deep water, pinch.
- "They of the High Trails", Hamlin Garland.
- "Prudence of the Parsonage", Ethel Hueston.
- "The Sisters-In-Law", Gertrude Atherton.