Nouns (8)

parking brake, emergency brake, hand brake, emergency
n. a brake operated by hand; usually operates by mechanical linkage
pinch, exigency, emergency
n. a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency"
emergency
n. a state in which martial law applies; "the governor declared a state of emergency"

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emergency, unexpected
adj. made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency; "a forced landing"

Fuzzynyms (35)

contingence, contingency, eventuality
n. a possible event or occurrence or result
surprise
n. a sudden unexpected event
chance event, fortuity, stroke, accident
n. anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; "winning the lottery was a happy accident"; "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"; "it was due to an accident or fortuity"
challenge
n. a demanding or stimulating situation; "they reacted irrationally to the challenge of Russian power"
crisis
n. an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty; "they went bankrupt during the economic crisis"
straits, strait, pass
n. a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
affliction
n. a condition of suffering or distress due to ill health
difficulty
n. a condition or state of affairs almost beyond one's ability to deal with and requiring great effort to bear or overcome; "grappling with financial difficulties"
plight, quandary, predicament
n. a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
plight, quandary, predicament
n. a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
ill luck, tough luck, bad luck, misfortune
n. an unfortunate state resulting from unfavorable outcomes
hard knocks, hardship, adversity
n. a state of misfortune or affliction; "debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity"; "a life of hardship"
provisionary, tentative, provisional, probationary
adj. under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon; "probationary employees"; "a provisional government"; "just a tentative schedule"
jury-rigged, makeshift, improvised
adj. done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer"

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special, extra
adj. added to a regular schedule; "a special holiday flight"; "put on special buses for the big game"

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