Sentence Examples


  • His childhood was passed in dire poverty.
  • I've heard of wolves morphing in dire situations, but always thought they were just stories.
  • He shook himself mentally to refocus on the dire circumstances before him but was unable to force the thought of Kiera from his mind.
  • The gods, to be sure, are easily aroused to anger, and in some of them the dire aspects predominated, but the view becomes more and more pronounced that there is some cause always for the divine wrath.
  • During his short pontificate the States of the Church suffered dire calamities, famine, epidemic and a fresh outbreak of brigandage.
 

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