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cornered

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cornered \Cor"nered\ (-n?rd), p. a. 1 Having corners or angles.

2. In a possition of great difficulty; brought to bay.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Corner \Cor"ner\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Cornered} (-n?rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cornering}.]

1. To drive into a corner.

2. To drive into a position of great difficulty or hopeless embarrassment; as, to corner a person in argument.

3. To get command of (a stock, commodity, etc.), so as to be able to put one's own price on it; as, to corner the shares of a railroad stock; to corner petroleum.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cornered

adjective

1: forced to turn and face attackers; "a stag at bay"; "she had me cornered between the porch and her car"; "like a trapped animal" [syn: {at bay(p)}, {cornered}, {trapped}, {treed}]


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