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strait
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
a bad or difficult situation
  • The allusion served as a timely reminder to Darnay that this disagreeable companion had, of his own free will, assisted him in the strait of the day.
    2.4 — Congratulatory (78% in)
strait = bad or difficult situation
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