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Their failure to act was unacceptable and affected hundreds of thousands of people, which may have caused some anxiety and distress as a result.
UK’S ICO REDUCES BRITISH AIRWAYS DATA BREACH FINE TO £20M, AFTER ORIGINALLY SETTING IT AT £184MINGRID LUNDENOCTOBER 16, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Sometimes it’s even a sign that the tree is in distress, Aiello says.
WHY AUTUMN AIR SMELLS SO DELICIOUS AND SWEETSARA KILEY WATSONOCTOBER 13, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It’s addressing the economic distress that I’ve seen growing up in very disenfranchised neighborhoods in Minneapolis.
ILHAN OMAR: CAPITALISM CANNOT DELIVER SOCIAL JUSTICENICK FOURIEZOSOCTOBER 1, 2020OZY
Stay put, build a camp, signal your distress and wait for help.
THE 10-STEP GUIDE TO SURVIVAL IN AN EMERGENCYBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFESEPTEMBER 29, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Carrying a whistle in your survival kit can signal your distress to others, day or night, as long as you have breath to blow it.
THE 10-STEP GUIDE TO SURVIVAL IN AN EMERGENCYBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFESEPTEMBER 29, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
While this study was quite small, and the older adults involved were all initially healthy with limited symptoms of mental distress, Sturm says she’s hopeful about the results.
REGULAR DOSES OF AWE CAN DO WONDERS FOR EMOTIONAL HEALTHKAT ESCHNERSEPTEMBER 22, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The look of distress had vanished, and his sincere eyes seemed to shine again with courage and with strength.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Her face wore a look of distress, almost of alarm; she kept her place, but her eyes gave Bernard a mute welcome.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Finally, his predicament became so awkward that an expression of distress crept into his face.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
In fact, in two places some of our men cried out in distress that we were all lost.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DISTRESS

  • box
  • difficulty
  • dilemma
  • distress
  • fix
  • hole
  • impasse
  • impediment
  • jam
  • knot
  • pickle
  • plight
  • scrape
  • tight spot
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