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Difficult situations and experiences - synonyms or related words

shitstorm

noun

impolite

a situation in which people are very angry or there are a lot of problems

tsunami

noun

a disastrous situation that cannot be controlled

crisis

noun

an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation

battle

noun

a situation in which someone is trying very hard to deal with a difficult situation

nightmare

noun

an extremely difficult or frightening situation

ordeal

noun

an extremely unpleasant experience, especially one that lasts for a long time

stress

noun

a situation that makes you feel stress

trouble

noun

an unpleasant, difficult, or dangerous situation

hell

noun

a situation that is extremely unpleasant

tragedy

noun

a bad situation that makes people very upset or angry

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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