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adjective as in embarrassed

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Such straitened times are simply ghastly, as fans of Downton will know.

Its individual countries will survive, of course, albeit in unnecessarily straitened circumstances.

Even in straitened times, idiosyncratic literature should have its place.

For the bed is straitened, so that one must fall out, and a short covering cannot cover both.

And I cut off three shepherds in one month, and my soul was straitened in their regard: for their soul also varied in my regard.

During the first years of his life the parents may have lived in somewhat straitened circumstances.

Both besiegers and besieged were now becoming straitened for ammunition, for the consumption had been immense.

Carlyle still remained in straitened circumstances, although his reputation was now established.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to straitened, such as: bankrupt, in debt, insolvent, and poor.

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