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Noun
A hidden or unsuspected danger or difficulty
“The following cases illustrate a new pitfall that can lead to treatment failure.”
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A hidden problem, danger or disadvantage in an apparently ideal situation
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The act of imperiling, or the state of being imperiled
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Something that detracts or takes away
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A thing likely to lure or tempt someone into harm or error
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A difficult or tangled situation
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An extremely dangerous location, structure or device
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A surprise attack by people lying in wait in a concealed position
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Scoundrel
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Noun
An issue or problem requiring resolution
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