- n. A difficult position
- n. a state of extreme distress
“The capite censi who did not have a soldier’s wage coming in were in such dire straits that there were times when no shop in Rome dared open.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘dire straits’.
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inspired by Mistakes Were Made. Words for things going wrong in a manner particularly violent, stupid, soul-crushing, boggling, grandiose, or any combination of these qualities.
ironic detachment, get one's leg over, run wild, mad as a box of f..., keep your chin up, baker's dozen, fire a shot in anger, have a field day, go over with a fi..., as the crow flies, leap of faith, learn one's lesson and 224 more...
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