Definition of 'Charybdis'
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Ajax was as helpless as Odysseus" craft ever was, drifting between Scylla and Charybdis, hoping against hope. SPLITTINGAdmit it - that reference to Scylla and Charybdis took yoU aback. A MEANS TO EVILHow to effect this, given the electronic Scylla and Charybdis hereinbefore mentioned? A MEANS TO EVIL
Cars crept down Ninth Street, navigating between the stalls and debris like an urban Scylla and Charybdis. RUNNING FROM THE LAW (2001)
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