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Noun
An unstable time or period, usually marked by intense difficulty or danger
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“Citizens do not appear to be confident in the government's ability to deal with the economic crisis.”
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A crucial or decisive point or situation
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“My life would reach a crisis when my love for acting conflicted with the realization that opportunities were few and far between.”
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The act of imperiling, or the state of being imperiled
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A hostile or argumentative situation or meeting between opposing parties
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A physical or mental breakdown
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A state of (typically public) dissatisfaction, disturbance, or agitation
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The state of affairs of someone or something
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A long and severe recession in an economy or market
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A cause for regret or disappointment
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Urgent, typically arising from or used in an emergency
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