dire

All Adjective Noun Verb
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  • When they had lived a long life together, they were thrown into direst need. Cited from Modern Icelandic Plays, by Johann Sigurjonsson
  • Records was still dire, including a risk of being dropped from the label.
  • Far worse news was that during this time the club's financial situation became dire.
  • "Do you think that anything but the direst need brought me here?" Cited from Red Money, by Fergus Hume
  • While working in the studio the band was in a dire condition.
  • Such women and children were often in dire circumstances at home.
  • A moment in time that can never be entered again, except with dire consequences.
  • He never allows emotions or the circumstances, no matter how dire, to master him.
  • But after about three months he returned to the big city, now in dire financial straits.
  • Once they are found, everyone returns to the camp but the situation has become dire.
  • And he began work to which men were forced only by slavery or the direst need. Cited from Quo Vadis, The Time of Nero, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • He cannot trust himself; and that which he terms his friend is, in truth, his direst enemy. Cited from The Wing-and-Wing, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • Ford was said to be in a dire financial condition and his brother had refused him further financial aid.
  • Never having won a national championship, the club was in dire economic straits.
  • In the direst poverty, we should be as much to each other as we are now. Cited from The Emancipated, by George Gissing
  • When the child was born were we not in direst danger? Cited from The Adventures of Akbar, by Flora Annie Steel
  • In such a dire situation, everyone is poor, so nobody can learn anything.
  • As a result, the company ceased self-publishing and was left in dire financial circumstances.
  • As a result of the latter, during a trip to Germany he found himself in dire economic circumstances.
  • As a president, he worked hard to improve the dire situation Austria found itself after the war.
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