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Noun
A road or passage from which no exit is possible
“A short distance more, and the rider stopped, shutting down the engine - the street became a dead end.”
Noun
A situation offering no prospects of progress or development
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“But the women find themselves at a dead end because the avenues open to their male counterparts are denied to them.”
Noun
A habit or pattern of behaviour that has become dull and unproductive but is hard to change
Noun
Path upon which travel occurs
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Never happening event
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A situation that is difficult or dangerous
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Adjective
Closed at one end, or having a dead end
Verb
To draw to a close
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Verb
To cause to fail or to leave hopelessly puzzled, confused, or stuck
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