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conundrum

A problem with no satisfactory solution; a dilemma
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But the interruption had made Therese apparently forget her sinister conundrum. She observed me with her shrewd, unintelligent eyes for a bit, and then with the fatuous remark about the Law being just she left me to the horrors of the studio.
But to enable me to do so, I must first have found out the troublesome conundrum long abandoned.
Brass stood smirking for a little while, as if he had propounded some choice conundrum; and then said:
I believe the theme of this incomprehensible conundrum was the moon.
I 'll give you a conundrum to lighten your labor: Why are bad boys like cake?" asked Polly, anxious to cheer him up.
This little conundrum came by the first post, and he was to follow by the next train.
"How did you?" I asked, declining to spoil my digestion with a conundrum, as it was his evident intention that I should.
'Guevara is an intellectual heavyweight and uncompromising in his integrity; I send all my legal conundrums to him for final vetting,' he said.
GRADUATES of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Ekiti State, have been told that in the face of numerous challenges and confusions in the country, they are the real and true panacea for the conundrums.
Among their topics are the power and danger of a single case study in practical theological research, the tension between scholarship and service, writing in compliance with the racialized "zoo" of practical theology, the theory-practice binary and the politics of practical knowledge, the complexity of local knowledge, and reframing practical theology: Catholic contributions and conundrums. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Before all that, though, she's got this new series, in which she draws on her years of experience on the nation's favourite baking show to help an eager audience solve their culinary conundrums.
What I am, in a round-the-houses way, trying to get to, is the analogy of new starts and conundrums and how it relates to the wonderfully wonky world of Wrexham FC.