Sentence Examples


  • His childhood was passed in dire poverty.
  • He shook himself mentally to refocus on the dire circumstances before him but was unable to force the thought of Kiera from his mind.
  • I've heard of wolves morphing in dire situations, but always thought they were just stories.
  • Galerius, who succeeded Diocletian in the government of the ~ast, implacably pursued his policy, and this great persecution lid not end until the persecutor, perishing, it is said, of the dire isalady of Herod and Philip II.
  • The Delians, suffering a dire pestilence, consulted their oracles, and were ordered to double the volume of the altar to their tutelary god, Apollo.