quandary


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quandary \Quan"da*ry\, n.; pl. Quandaries. [Prob. fr. OE.
   wandreth adversity, perplexity, Icel. wandr[ae][eth]i
   difficulty, trouble, fr. vandr difficult.]
   A state of difficulty or perplexity; doubt; uncertainty.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Quandary \Quan"da*ry\, v. t.
   To bring into a state of uncertainty, perplexity, or
   difficulty. [Obs.] --Otway.
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