noun, plural quan·da·ries.
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Washington faces a similar quandary in Year 2 of its rebuild under Rivera.For Year 1 of Washington’s rebuild, Ron Rivera leaned on past experiences and advice from the Bills|Nicki Jhabvala|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
Character, the UC Berkeley graduate, faced a similar quandary when Amazon offered her a job even before she had graduated from college.For younger job seekers, diversity and inclusion in the workplace aren’t a preference. They’re a requirement.|Jennifer Miller|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
True authenticity, however, requires showing the bad along with the good, and that presents a quandary.Firth, Tucci face tragedy with restraint in ‘Supernova’|John Paul King|January 26, 2021|Washington Blade
Maybe put into perspective the way you’re looking at that sort of quandary.‘We’re Backed Into a Corner’: Two Experts on the Best Path to Reopening|Megan Wood|December 16, 2020|Voice of San Diego
With sympathies divided, the player is faced with a series of devastating moral quandaries.
The quandary of whether to freeze eggs or not could become irrelevant overnight.
A teary Osbourne said she now thought "WWJD—what would Joan do" when faced with a quandary.Melissa Rivers: Life After Joan—A Funny, Moving Celebration on a Special 'Fashion Police'|Tim Teeman|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
James Gunn, the director Marvel handpicked to helm the sci-fi opera Guardians of the Galaxy, was facing a similar quandary.The Next Han Solo: Chris Pratt on His Star-Making Turn in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’|Marlow Stern|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
People of privilege making an effort to be better people face a difficult quandary.
As I noted in November, this legislation presented a quandary for Christie.‘Bridgegate’ Won’t Be the End of Christie 2016, but the DREAM Act Could Be|Dean Obeidallah|January 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In his quandary, he heard a step without and looking up saw Pete in the open door.The Shepherd of the Hills|Harold Bell Wright
Here again he was in a quandary, for except for a word or two of ordinary use he could understand no Zulu.Forging the Blades|Bertram Mitford
"I was attacked about four miles up the road by a tremendous sixty-pound Quandary, and I was nearly killed," said the major.In Camp With A Tin Soldier|John Kendrick Bangs
What put Matt in a quandary, however, was the fact that he could not reconcile his present surroundings with the Crescent.Motor Matt's Peril, or, Cast Away in the Bahamas|Stanley R. Matthews
He did not mean to find himself in a quandary when they were ready to turn back again, and not be able to say where the camp lay.Storm-Bound|Alan Douglas