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dire

adjective
 
 
/daɪər/
very serious or bad: He's in dire need of help.Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
Translations of “dire”
in Spanish terrible, espantoso, atroz…
in French terrible…
in German gräßlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴重的, 危急的, 極端的…
in Russian ужасный, серьезный…
in Turkish müthiş, ürkütücü, korkunç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 严重的, 危急的, 极端的…
in Polish dramatyczny, skrajny…
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