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dire (DIGHR) (adjective)
1. Referring to having terrible consequences; disastrous: Even the smallest mistake could have dire consequences.
2. Pertaining to requiring urgent and immediate action or treatment: The government is in dire need of reform.
dyer (DIGH'r) (noun)
A person who uses a soluble substance for staining or coloring materials by soaking in a coloring solution: Lorena spent the afternoon as a dyer of certain pieces of clothing and then the dyer of her mother's hair.

Edmond's cousin, who was a dyer in a fashionable hair salon, knew she was in dire trouble when the owner called her into the office.