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.
  • 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.
  • It shows me you have some inkling of the importance of this gift you possess and the dire consequences of it falling into the wrong hands.
  • Amnestied in 1755 he returned to France, but soon sank into dire poverty, being forced to earn a pittance for his wife and family as a day labourer.