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Sample sentences for the GRE study word dilemma

dilemma can be used as a noun

1.The dilemma had me between his horns. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
2."But now a fresh dilemma arises he dare not keep that piece of paper on him. - from The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
3.Coquenard was in the dilemma of Harpagan. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
4.And Bilibin unwrinkled his temple, feeling that the dilemma was insoluble. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
5."I am open to correction, sir, but is not your dilemma due to the fact that you are at a loss to explain to his grace why you are in New York instead of in Colorado. - from My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
6.He'll find himself on the horns of a dilemma if he meddles with a bull that's Irish, says he. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.In this dilemma Odysseus and other great generals called a council to discuss the matter, and, after much deliberation, it was decided that private feeling must yield to the welfare of the state. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
8.Then the members of the committee tried to withdraw their admission, and Sergey Ivanovitch began to prove that they must logically admit either that they had verified the accounts or that they had not, and he developed this dilemma in detail. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
9."How will you prove," continued the Jesuit, without allowing him time to speak, "that we ought to regret the world when we offer ourselves to God Listen to this dilemma God is God, and the world is the devil. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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