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Sentence count:188+9 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-12-01Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: awfulbadblackdisastrousdreadfulhorribleterribletragicwretchedSimilar words: directdirectordirectlydirectionin all directionsdirect investmentdirthireMeaning: ['daɪə]  adj. 1. fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless 2. causing fear or dread or terror. 
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1, These people are in dire need of help.
2, The company is in dire straits.
3, The country is in dire need of food aid.
4, A government split would have dire consequences for domestic peace.
5, Despite dire threats of violence from extremist groups, the protest passed off peacefully.
6, There were dire warnings about the dangers of watching too much TV.
7, After the war the county's economy was in dire straits.
8, The minister suggested that the dire prophecies of certain leading environmentalists were somewhat exaggerated.
9, Last night there were dire warnings of civil war.
10, Errors in forecasting can have dire consequences.
11, The factory is in dire straits.
12, I thought that film was dire!
13, Despite earlier dire predictions, shares remained steady.
14, Now I really was in a dire predicament.
15, These children are in dire need.
16, He was in dire need of hospital treatment.
17, The firm is now in dire financial straits .
18, The business is in dire financial straits.
19, This decision will have dire consequences for local people.
20, The church was in dire need of repair.
21, The film we saw was absolutely dire!
22, We're in dire need of your help.
23, Such action may have dire consequences.
24, He forecasts a dire future for the industry.
25, Everyone agrees the sport is in dire straits.
26, The firm is in dire straits and may go bankrupt.
27, Now that father's lost his job,[] we're in dire straits.
28, He gave a dire warning that an earthquake was imminent.
29, So many companies are in such dire/difficult straits that their prices have come right down.
30, The acting was dire.
More similar words: directdirectordirectlydirectionin all directionsdirect investmentdirthiretirewiremirefiredfire upadmireretireon firesatiredesireempireperspireinspireacquireretiredrequireentirelyrequiredcatch fireset fire tobe tired ofretirement
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