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Plural for used in reference to a situation characterized by a specified degree of trouble or difficulty
“The Food Bank provides one-time emergency grocery assistance to those in dire straits, as well as providing one hot meal a week for about a month.”
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Plural for a narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two other large areas of water
“They glided over the narrow strait of turbulent ocean water that made the island look like it had been cut in half with a steak knife.”
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A difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape
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A situation that is confused and full of problems
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A state of great suffering of body or mind
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A device, incorporating a ratchet, used to torture victims by stretching them beyond their natural limits
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Difficult or tangled situations
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A narrow part of a strait, river, or current
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A trying period or event
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The state or quality of being penniless
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Dilemma, difficulty
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A state or feeling of great physical or mental distress or discomfort
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Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain
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A state of great suffering of body or mind
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The state of being in pain
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A state of great suffering of body or mind
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Severe mental or physical pain or suffering
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Great physical or mental suffering
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Extreme physical or mental suffering
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Difficulty caused by lack of money
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A narrow strip of water or land projecting from a larger body
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A length of water wider than a strait, joining two larger areas of water, especially two seas
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A narrow stretch of water forming an inlet or connecting two wider areas of water
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The characteristic of being needy
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Disastrous predicament
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An embarrassing or difficult predicament caused by one's own unwise behaviour
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An ordeal or trial that someone is subjected to or has endured
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Predicament
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The state of lacking sufficient money or material possessions
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The state of being extremely poor
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A situation, especially as it affects one's power to act
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Mental torment or distress
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An event or action that causes pain or suffering
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