a situation, problem, or the like, that is almost impossible to solve or to break away from.
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"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
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Origin of tar baby
after the tar doll used to trap Brer Rabbit in an Uncle Remus story (1881) of Joel Chandler Harris
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Example sentences from the Web for tar baby
In any case, Mofaz appears to have hit the tar-baby between the eyes.