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Another word for pickle

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Noun
  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. 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. The position at which two lines, surfaces, or edges meet and form an angle:
      2. The area enclosed or bounded by an angle formed in this manner:
      3. The place where two roads or streets join or intersect.
      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:
    See also:

    easy

Another word for pickle

Noun
  1. A preservative solution

      1. Any of a series of hydroxyl compounds, the simplest of which are derived from saturated hydrocarbons, have the general formula Cn H2n+1 OH, and include ethanol and methanol.
      2. A colorless volatile flammable liquid, C2 H5 OH, synthesized or obtained by fermentation of sugars and starches and widely used, either pure or denatured, as a solvent and in drugs, cleaning solutions, explosives, and intoxicating beverages.
      3. Intoxicating beverages containing ethanol considered as a group:
      1. A method or process of dealing with a problem:
      2. The answer to a problem or the explanation for something:
      3. A homogeneous mixture of two or more substances, which may be solids, liquids, gases, or a combination of these.
  2. A relish] Varieties of pickles include: cucumber, gherkin, cornichon, beet, green tomato, dill, bread-and-butter, sweet, sweet-sour, mustard, garlic, half-sour, kosher, pickled peppers, pickled beans, pickled apricots, pickled cherries, pickled peaches, pickled pears, pickled quince, pickled pineapple, pickled watermelon rind, ginger tomatoes, piccalilli, chowchow, chutney, corn relish, cranberry-orange relish, spiced currants, spiced gooseberries, beet relish, mango relish, chili sauce;

  3. *A troublesome situation

      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 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. A road or passage having no exit; a cul-de-sac.
      2. A situation that is so difficult that no progress can be made; a deadlock or a stalemate:
      1. A situation, especially a bad or unfortunate one.
Verb
      1. Used to indicate physical or mental ability:
      2. Used to indicate possession of a specified power, right, or privilege:
      3. Used to indicate possession of a specified capability or skill:
      1. A drug or course of medical treatment used to restore health:
      2. Restoration of health; recovery from disease:
      3. Something that corrects or relieves a harmful or disturbing situation:
      1. To retain possession of:
      2. To have as a supply:
      3. To provide (a family, for example) with maintenance and support:
    See also:

    preserve