from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Requiring supreme effort to avoid the dire consequences of failure: a do-or-die situation.
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- adj. Requiring a determined or desperate effort to avoid the consequences of failure.
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- adj. desperately determined
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