A projecting edge
ridge, sharp edge, projection, angle; see edge 1, rim.
niche, nook, indentation; see hole 2, recess 2.
A sharp turn
bend, veer, shift; see curve 1, turn 2.
The angle made where ways intersect
fork, branch, V, Y, intersection, junction, four corners, cloverleaf; see also crossing 1, junction 2.
predicament, impasse, tight spot, hole*; see difficulty 1, 2, predicament.
control, edge, monopolization; see monopoly. See syn. study at monopoly.
imminent, near, close, impending; see approaching, coming 1, convenient 2, imminent, near 1.
cut back, cut down, take a shortcut; see decrease 2, economize, neglect 2.
all over the world, worldwide, the most distant regions; see everywhere.
survive, bear up, pull through*; see endure 2, recover 3.
trap, bring to bay, drive into a corner, tree*; see ambush, approach 1, catch 1, 2, hinder.
A difficult, often embarrassing situation or condition:
Exclusive control or possession:
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