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[stɹˈe͡ɪt], [stɹˈe‍ɪt], [s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t]

Synonyms for Strait:

body of water (noun)

bay, bayou, cove, ditch, estuary, fiord, gulf, inlet, lagoon, lake, ocean, pond, pool, puddle, reservoir, sound, tank, well.

crisis (noun)

climax, crisis, critical moment, crucial point, crux, emergency, exigency, key point, predicament, turning point.

Other synonyms and related words:

Gyve, Imperilment, Neediness, abra, absence, abysm, abyss, affliction, agony, anguish, angustifoliate, angustirostrate, angustisellate, angustiseptal, approximately, arise, arm, armlet, audio, avaricious, bad condition, bad state, bandage, barranca, barranco, base on balls, beggary, belt, bewilderment, bight, bigoted, bind, bind pickle, boca, bond, bottleneck, bound, bounded, box, breakers ahead, brunt, bye, canal, canon, cardhouse, cause for alarm, channel, chary, choke point, churlish, circumscribed, climacteric, close, close-fitting, closely, closely fitting, clove, clutch, complication, conditioned, confined, confining, conscientiously, constricted, constricting, continental shelf, continental slope, contingency, continue, convergence of events, copyrighted, correctly, covetous, crack, cramp, cramped, creek, crevasse, critical juncture, critical point, critical situation, crossroad, crossroads, crowded, crucial period, crunch, danger, dangerous ground, defile, demanding, depart, deprivation, desperate straits, destitution, difficult, difficult situation, difficultly, difficulty, dilemma, dire straits, disciplined, dislocate, displace, distress, distressful, distressfully, do, doubt, elapse, emanate, embarrassing position, embarrassment, endangerment, ensue, euripus, exacting, exactly, excruciation, extend, extortionate, extremity, fall to, familiar, familiarly, fast handed, fetter, field, fine how-do-you-do, finite, firmly, firth, fix, fjord, fling, flip, frith, furrow, gaping chasm, gathering clouds, go, gorge, greedy, griping, ground, groundwater, grudging, gulch, gully, gulph, gut, handcuff, happen, harbor, harbour, hardness, hardship, hazard, head, hell to pay, hiatus maxime, hiatus valde deflendus, hidebound, hinge, hobble, hold, hole, hopples, hot potato, hot water, house of cards, how-d'ye-do, how-do-you-do, hurt, illiberal, imbroglio, incapacious, incommodious, incompleteness, indigence, indraught, insular, interjacence, intimate, intimately, irons, isthmian, isthmic, isthmus, jam, jeopardy, juncture, keep, kyle, kyles, lagune, laissez passer, liberty chit, limited, limiting, little, loch, locus, manacle, meager, mean, meanly, menace, mercenary, mess, miserly, misery, mix, moderated, morass, mountain pass, mouth, move, mystification, narrow, narrow channel, narrow gauge, narrow sea channel, narrow sea lane, narrow seas, narrow waterway, narrowly, narrows, nastily, natural harbor, near, nearly, necessity, neck, need, niggardly, nonplus, not broad, notch, offer, operate, originate, ostiary, pain, parenthesis, parlous straits, parsimonious, parsimoniously, pas, pass, passage, passage of water, passing, passing game, passing play, passport, patented, pauperism, peddling, penurious, penury, peril, perplexity, phone, pickle, pinch, pinion, plight, poor condition, poor state, poorly, position, poverty, precise, prescribed, pretty pass, pretty pickle, pretty predicament, privation, proceed, proscribed, push, quagmire, qualified, qualifying, quandary, quicksand, rack, rapacious, ravine, reach, restricted, restricting, riddle, rigidly, rigor, rigorous, rigorously, risk, road, roads, roadstead, rocks ahead, rub, run, save, scant, scanty, scramble, scrape, scrimp, scrubby, scrupulous, scrupulously, sea lane, severely, shabby, shackle, skimp, slender, slough, solent, sordid, sore straits, sound4, sparing, spot, squeeze, sternly, stew, sticky wicket, stingy, storm clouds, straight, straight jacket, strait-jacket, strait-waistcoat, straitened, straitly, straits, stress, strict, strictly, stringently, swamp, thickly, thin ice, thoroughfare, threat, throat, tight, tight spot, tight squeeze, tightly, tightrope, torment, torture, tos, toss, trammel, travail, trial, tribulation, tricky spot, trouble, turn, turning, ungenerous, unholy mess, usurious, venal, vice, vicissitude, vise, void c, walk, want, whirl, woe, yawning gulf, zero hour.

Rhymes for Strait:

  1. great, mate, hate, fete, late, weight, trait, plate, pate, gate, state, prate, plait, skate, straight, bate, gait, date, spate, bait, slate, wait, tate, eight, freight, fate, sate, rate, ate, crate, grate;
  2. est, inflate, estate, deflate, gestate, translate, restate, kuwait, innate, elate, predate, lightweight, irate, oblate, prorate, berate, dilate, conflate, postdate, await, ornate, sedate, relate, create, dictate, debate, negate, misstate, abate, collate, equate;
  3. overrate, desecrate, procreate, solid-state, interstate, reinstate, overweight, conjugate, intrastate, underrate;
  4. remunerate, interrelate;

Quotes for Strait:

  1. It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll; I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. William Ernest Henley.
  2. Such an arrangement would provide Taiwan and China with a forum for dialogue whereby they may forge closer ties based on mutual understanding and respect, leading to permanent peace in the Taiwan Strait Nick Lampson.
  3. Secondly I would like to make continuous efforts of stabilising cross Strait relations, eventually reaching peace across the Taiwan strait and stability and security in the Asia Pacific region. Chen Shui-bian.