from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of life-and-death.
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- adj. Of critical importance to the survival of a living organism.
- adj. Having death as a possible or even likely outcome; perilous.
- adj. Of critical importance to the success of a particular endeavor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. vitally important
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