Dr. Macnamara contended that the bill was necessary to mitigate the present distress.
The ruined side of his face was as swollen as the good one; his present distress completely hid his deformity.
You cannot picture to yourself anything like the present distress--children with no bread, women ill, utterly without assistance, perishing of the cold!
To see stars shining out clear, denotes present distress, but brighter fortune is behind your trouble.
Connection was gone between what had been and her present distress.
Even in his anger and growing fear, the conditioning of his background and breeding rose, if only briefly, above his present distress.
That her worst fears were groundless, as she would soon learn from my will, did not make her present distress any the less harrowing.
With the Kh@fflict's present mental distress, understanding Spock was an impossible task.
The plan has been criticized because of the City's present financial distress.
Happily for my nerves, a good lurch to leeward put a stop for a while to the course of her thoughts on the present distresses.