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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A difficult juncture; A bad or difficult situation or state of affairs.

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : Ill and penniless, he was in sad straits indeed
  • Adjective : Strait is the gate
  • The fatherless that had none to help them found Job ready to help them, and, if they were in straits, to deliver them.
  • The straits are a major route for transportation of the world's oil supplies. for more
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