Sentence Examples with the word dilemma

And Bilibin unwrinkled his temple, feeling that the dilemma was insoluble.

Cx., which by its title is Davidic, seems to have been given to Melchizedek to avoid the dilemma of Matt.

Later, with the army of the North, he placed before the generals the dilemma of victory over the enemies of France or trial by the dreaded revolutionary tribunal; and before the eyes of the army itself he organized a force specially charged with the slaughter of those who should seek refuge by flight.

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The solution of the dilemma is a matter of inference.

I considered not admitting what little I knew but frankly, I felt sorry for Howie's dilemma and for Julie caught in the middle.

Both things may be true at once, and there is another truth which makes the dilemma imperfect.

A potential adversary in space would be faced with the dilemma of shooting first or risking the loss of critical satellites.

For instance, the followers of Stalinist communism were confronted by this dilemma at the end of the 1980s.

She pondered the spaceship dilemma and how to commission one to take her home without Evelyn, Romas, or anyone else finding out.

Gladstone, before he accepted office, had denounced the policy of annexing the Transvaal; his language was so strong that he was charged with encouraging the Beers to maintain their independence by force; his example had naturally been imitated by some of his followers at the general election; and, when be resumed power, he found himself in the difficult dilemma of either maintaining an arrangement which he had declared to be unwise, or of yielding to a demand which the Boers were already threatening to support in arms. The events of the first year of his administration added to his difficulty.