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Another word for corner

  1. A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition

      1. A mark on a surface differing sharply in color from its surroundings.
      2. A blemish, mark, or pimple on the skin.
      3. A stain or blot.
      1. An edible product, such as a cucumber, that has been preserved and flavored in a solution of brine or vinegar.
      2. A solution of brine or vinegar, often spiced, for preserving and flavoring food.
      3. A chemical solution, such as an acid, that is used as a bath to remove scale and oxides from the surface of metals before plating or finishing.
      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
      1. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
      2. A distressing or difficult circumstance or situation:
      3. A cause or source of distress, disturbance, or difficulty:
      1. A liquid food prepared from meat, fish, or vegetable stock combined with various other ingredients and often containing solid pieces.
      2. Dense fog.
      3. Nitroglycerine.
      1. To remove (an outer layer, for example) from a surface by forceful strokes of an edged or rough instrument:
      2. To abrade or smooth by rubbing with a sharp or rough instrument.
      3. To rub (a surface) with considerable pressure, as with an edged instrument or a hard object.
      1. Land with a soft muddy surface.
      2. A difficult or precarious situation; a predicament.
      1. A situation, especially an unpleasant, troublesome, or trying one, from which extrication is difficult.
      2. One of the basic states or classifications described by Aristotle into which all things can be placed; a category.
      1. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
      1. To drive or wedge forcibly into a tight position:
      2. To activate or apply (a brake) suddenly. Often used with on:
      3. To cause (moving parts, for example) to lock into an unworkable position:
      1. An area in which there is dangerous unrest or hostile action:
      2. A lively and popular place, such as a nightclub.
      3. An area of intense heat, radiation, or activity.
      1. A hollowed place in something solid; a cavity or pit:
      2. An opening or perforation:
      3. An opening in a defensive formation, such as the area of a baseball infield between two adjacent fielders.
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. Of or relating to the Netherlands or its people or culture.
      2. Of or relating to the Dutch language.
      3. German.
      1. A situation that requires a choice between options that are or seem equally unfavorable or unsatisfactory.
      2. A problem that seems to defy a satisfactory solution.
      3. An argument that presents two alternatives, each of which has the same consequence.
      1. The condition or quality of being difficult:
      2. Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
      3. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
      1. Of, relating to, or carried on in waters of a relatively great depth:
      1. A container typically constructed with four sides perpendicular to the base and often having a lid or cover.
      2. The amount or quantity that such a container can hold.
      3. A square or rectangle:
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  2. Exclusive control or possession

      1. Exclusive control by one group of the means of producing or selling a commodity or service:
      2. A company, group, or individual having exclusive control over a commercial activity.
      3. A commodity or service so controlled.

Another word for corner

  1. A projecting edge

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  2. A recess

      1. The act of indenting.
      2. The condition of being indented.
      3. The blank space between a margin and the beginning of an indented line.
      1. A small corner, alcove, or recess, especially one in a large room.
      2. A hidden or secluded spot.
      1. A recess in a wall, as for holding a statue or urn.
      2. A cranny, hollow, or crevice, as in rock.
      3. A situation or activity specially suited to a person's interests, abilities, or nature:
  3. A sharp turn

      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
      2. To deviate from a purpose, behavior, or previous pattern:
      3. To shift clockwise in direction, as from north to northeast. Used of the wind.
      1. To cause to assume a curved or angular shape:
      2. To bring (a bow, for example) into a state of tension by drawing on a string or line.
      3. To force to assume a different direction or shape, according to one's own purpose:
  4. The angle made where ways intersect

      1. A highway interchange at which two highways, one crossing over the other, have a series of entrance and exit ramps resembling the outline of a four-leaf clover and enabling vehicles to proceed in either direction on either highway.
      2. Resembling or shaped like a leaf of the clover plant.
      1. The point where the boundaries of four states—Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah—meet. It is the only place in the United States where such a junction occurs.
      1. The act or process of joining or the condition of being joined.
      2. A place where two things join or meet, especially a place where two roads or railway routes come together and one terminates.
      3. A connection between conductors or sections of a transmission line.
      1. The act, process, or result of intersecting.
      2. A place where things intersect, especially a place where two or more roads cross.
      3. The point or locus of points where one line, surface, or solid crosses another.
      1. The 25th letter of the modern English alphabet.
      2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter y.
      3. The 25th in a series.
      1. The 22nd letter of the modern English alphabet.
      2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter v.
      3. The 22nd in a series.
      1. A secondary woody stem or limb growing from the trunk or main stem of a tree or shrub or from another secondary limb.
      2. A lateral division or subdivision of certain other plant parts, such as a root or flower cluster.
      3. A secondary outgrowth or subdivision of a main axis, such as the tine of a deer's antlers.
      1. A utensil with two or more prongs, used for eating or serving food.
      2. An implement with two or more prongs used for raising, carrying, piercing, or digging.
      3. A bifurcation or separation into two or more branches or parts.
  5. *Difficulty

  6. A monopoly