Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of plight.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of plight.

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Examples

  • Alfred Molina shines as Doctor Octopus, while Tobey Maguire, though often times hard to look at, captures the plights of Peter Parker perfectly.

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  • What is clear is that as a foreign citizen, I was fortunate to receive international support, while the plights of other innocent prisoners were less known outside Iran.

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  • Now comes an opportunity for editor Anna Wintour's magazine to make amends: Syria's patron, Iran, has arrested 70 fashion designers whose plights can use some journalistic attention.

    Iran's Fashion Victims

  • Unemployed people just want their plights addressed first.

    Labor Day Blues

  • If you decide to use it for cultivation – or rent it to a farmer for cultivation -- then you are dependent on the vagaries of the weather, and other plights befalling Indian farmers.

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  • What makes the movie work, by contrast, is that the plights of the three principal characters are genuinely felt: We are invited to identify with their struggle to make their way in an uncomprehending world.

    Choking on Sequins

  • A: A lot of Christians fear the corrupting influence of "the world," but when it comes to the spiritual plights of young people, what happens inside the church matters most.

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  • A: A lot of Christians fear the corrupting influence of "the world," but when it comes to the spiritual plights of young people, what happens inside the church matters most.

    What Does It Mean To Be An 'Ex-Christian'?

  • Today there is one in each theater, an unusual symmetry that seems to magnify the solitude and difficulty of their plights.

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  • Though the chemistry of the two leads for the most part carries the story, what saves the evening from dullsville is more the enthusiasm of the ensemble cast and the audience cheering them on than our identification with sharply defined characters whose plights are meant to be our own.

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