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cornered

[kawr-nerd] /ˈkɔr nərd/
adjective
1.
having corners (usually used in combination):
a six-cornered room.
2.
having a given number of positions; sided (usually used in combination):
a four-cornered debate.
3.
forced into an awkward, embarrassing, or inescapable position:
a cornered debater; a cornered fox.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; see corner, -ed3
Related forms
uncornered, adjective
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