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Related to DIRE: dire wolf, dire straits, voir dire
DIREDistributeurs Indépendants Réunis Européens (French: European Reunited Independent Distributors)
DIREDeclaração de Importação de Remessa Expressa (Portuguese: Express Shipping Import Declaration; Brazil)
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O Myriads of immortal Spirits, O Powers Matchless, but with th' Almighty, and that strife Was not inglorious, though th' event was dire, As this place testifies, and this dire change Hateful to utter: but what power of mind Foreseeing or presaging, from the Depth Of knowledge past or present, could have fear'd, How such united force of Gods, how such As stood like these, could ever know repulse?
2) Oh, as thou lov'st this city best of all, To thee, and to thy Mother levin-stricken, In our dire need we call; Thou see'st with what a plague our townsfolk sicken.
Trent, who had seen men before in dire straits, fed him from a spoon and forced brandy between his lips.
The house itself is in tolerably good condition, though badly weather-stained and in dire need of attention from the glazier, the smaller male population of the region having attested in the manner of its kind its disapproval of dwelling without dwellers.
As soon as these dire magicians and tyrant-makers find that they are losing their hold on him, they contrive to implant in him a master passion, to be lord over his idle and spendthrift lusts--a sort of monstrous winged drone-- that is the only image which will adequately describe him.
There is dire need to upgrade the status of women in society and it is only possible,he said.
Fatima Sohail wife of Mohsin Abbas has got registered a case against him in defence police station on the charges of hurling threats of dire consequences to her and breach of trust.
Jurors are much less likely to reveal their biases in public, Joye said, which is the real purpose of voir dire, French for "to see to speak" or "to speak the truth."
A cet egard, on peut penser aux gens qui disent que le tatouage protege de mauvais sort et de la malchance, et pour cette raison on trouve chez certaines tribus et certains clans au Sud-est du Maroc, les femmes tiennent a mettre entre les sourcils ou bien dans le front un ligne de suie aux petits enfants des son enfance, car on ne peut pas tatouer le bebe, en plus, il ne supporte pas la douleur de l'aiguille et c'est pour cela elles preferent le noir de fumee qui joue le role de tatouage pour enfants, cette matiere noircie avait un symbole magique et mythique chez les berberes, on peut dire qu'elle est sacree dans la mythologie berbere.
Addressing a press conference here today, he especially mentioned that there would dire consequences following the devastating Pulwama attack and said that in wake of this attack, Khan is busy in political stunts which will lead the country towards total destruction.
The president of the World Economic Forum has said that the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the increased risk of cybercrime must be taken seriously in order to avoid "dire" consequences.
Agha Zaid Khan, the head coach of fitness club, said that there was dire need of fitness club so that youths of Shikarpur could remain healthy.