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strait
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • You know, too, that I can’t go without putting things in such a strait as you wouldn’t get out of I can’t tell when.
  • Such strait-waistcoating as you treat me to is not becoming in you at so early a date.

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  • The strait she was in through pride and shrewishness could not be disguised longer: she burst out crying bitterly; they all saw it; and she attempted no further concealment.

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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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