noun, plural crises [kreez] /kriz/. French.
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He came in and saw my blanched face, my sweat of anguish, my crise de nerfs.Now It Can Be Told|Philip Gibbs
Somebody has had a crise de nerfs, and Janet was the victim.A Journal of Impressions in Belgium|May Sinclair
Crise gastrique forte et passagre du mdium la suite de cette exprience.Metapsychical Phenomena|J. Maxwell
Moreover, they had the valley of the Crise to support their defense.World's War Events, Volume III|Various
An interesting feature about these loudly heralded crises is that they hardly ever "crise."Preventable Diseases|Woods Hutchinson