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dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
import - significance; importance; meaning
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
importune - beg persistently; make repeated requests (in an annoying way)
ascendancy - controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
indict - charge; N. indictment
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
prong - pointed projecting part