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plight1

 
 
pronunciation:
plaIt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a state or situation, esp. an unhappy or unlucky one; predicament.
He had little sympathy for the plight of the poor.
 
synonyms:
bind, dilemma, predicament
similar words:
corner, crisis, difficulty, fix, hot water, impasse, jam, mess, pickle, picture, pinch, scrape, spot, strait
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