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conundrum

noun [C] uk   /kəˈnʌn.drəm/ us  
a problem that is difficult to deal with: Arranging childcare over the school holidays can be quite a conundrum for working parents.Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding a question that is a trick, often involving a humorous use of words that have two meaningsConfusion, confusing and feeling confused
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