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Noun: pickle  pi-kul
  1. Vegetables (especially cucumbers) preserved in brine or vinegar
  2. [informal] The quality of being almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring a great effort to achieve a positive result
    - difficulty, difficultness, fix [informal], hole [informal], jam [informal], mess [informal], muddle [informal], kettle of fish [informal]
Verb: pickle  pi-kul
  1. (cooking) preserve in a pickling liquid

Sounds like: picas, pickle

Derived forms: pickling, pickles, pickled

See also: difficult, hard

Type of: keep, preserve, quality, relish

Encyclopedia: Pickle