Dire and Grievous


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Dire adjective – Being or showing a sign of evil or calamity to come.
Grievous is a synonym for dire in property topic. In some cases you can use "Grievous" instead an adjective "Dire", when it comes to topics like state, harsh, grave, unfortunate.
Synonyms for Dire


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Grievous adjective – Hard to accept or bear especially emotionally.
Usage example: the death of a spouse can be a grievous loss from which one never recovers

Dire is a synonym for grievous in state topic. You can use "Dire" instead an adjective "Grievous", if it concerns topics such as harsh, severe, unfortunate, deplorable.
Nearby Words: grieve, grieved, grieving, grievously
Synonyms for Grievous

Things that words describes

fate dire fate grievous fate
moment dire moment grievous moment
insult dire insult grievous insult
consequences dire consequences grievous consequences
Other nouns: enemies, problems.
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