difficulty

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skillful performance or ability without difficulty adeptness , adroitness , deftness , facility , quickness
Russian dramatist whose plays are concerned with the difficulty of communication between people (1860-1904) Anton Chekhov , Anton Chekov , Anton Pavlovich Chekhov , Anton Pavlovich Chekov , Chekhov , Chekov
swallowing difficulty aphagia
aphasia in which the lesion is assumed to be in the association tracts connecting the various language centers in the brain; patient's have difficulty repeating a sentence just heard associative aphasia , conduction aphasia
(statistics) the difficulty of applying Bayes' theorem is that the probabilities of the different causes are seldom known, in which case it may be postulated that they are all equal (sometimes known as postulating the equidistribution of ignorance) Bayes' postulate
unpleasant difficulty bitch
cause of difficulty and suffering blaze , hell
unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty booby trap , pitfall
unwelcome burdensome difficulty burdensomeness , heaviness , onerousness , oppressiveness
drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident catch , gimmick
freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state comfort , ease
difficulty, add to a compound
failure to face some difficulty squarely copout
unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty crisis
rescue from destruction, difficulty, evil deliverance , salvation
any active agent who appears unexpectedly to solve an insoluble difficulty deus ex machina
abnormal shift in location of the nasal septum; a common condition causing obstruction of the nasal passages and difficulty in breathing and recurrent nosebleeds deviated nasal septum
condition of difficulty dilemma , plight , predicament , quandary
acute contagious infection caused by the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae; marked by the formation of a false membrane in the throat and other air passages causing difficulty in breathing diphtheria
difficulty in defecating (usually as a consequence of long continued voluntary suppression of the urge to defecate) dyschezia
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