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Noun
Complicated situation
“Knowing about what had transpired that night only opened up a can of worms.”
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Something that needs to be resolved
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A topic in dispute, or up for debate
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A complicated or baffling situation or thing
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A result or effect, usually one that is unwelcome or unpleasant
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Difficulty, especially when caused by lack of money
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A messy, complex, troublesome or confused situation
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Adjective
Very complicated or detailed
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