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strait
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • —The horror of this strait and dark prison is increased by its awful stench.
  • Hell is a strait and dark and foul-smelling prison, an abode of demons and lost souls, filled with fire and smoke.

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as in: Strait of Hormuz Define
a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
as in: put her in a tough strait Define
a bad or difficult situation
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