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des·per·ate straits

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  1. desperate straits, dire straitsnoun

    a state of extreme distress

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  1. desperate straits

    Desperate straits refer to a situation of serious difficulty or distress where circumstances are dire, often with little hope or options for improvement or resolution. It's often characterized by a sense of great urgency or despair. This phrase can be applied to a variety of contexts, such as financial, personal, or professional circumstances.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of desperate straits in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of desperate straits in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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