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Strait

Pronunciation of Strait
/stɹˈe͡ɪt/, /stɹˈe‍ɪt/, /s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t/

Usage examples for strait:

  • Painting was in a strait- jacket. - "A Text-Book of the History of Painting", John C. Van Dyke.
  • The great object of the Peloponnesian leaders was to compel Phormio to give battle in the confined space of the strait. - "Stories From Thucydides", H. L. Havell.
  • After the breaking up of the winter floes in the strait the hunters gave much time to the pursuit of the reindeer and killed many. - "True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World", Adolphus W. Greely.

Rhymes for strait:

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