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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a situation where you feel tense, stressed out and in panic due to the fact that you have very little time to meet a deadline for a school paper

    I had to pull an all-nighter due to an essay crisis.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 24/09/2015
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    (used before another noun) done in a hurry, at the very last moment

    David Cameron's critics point out his 'essay crisis' leadership style in the run up to the Scottish referendum.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 24/09/2015


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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