life-threatening love



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  • adj. Used to describe something that endangers the continued life of the subject.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm


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  • Sky News reports that an active serviceman has been arrested and says the injuries are described as life-threatening.

    Shooting aboard British nuclear sub leaves one dead, one injured

  • The victim's injuries were described as life-threatening, and he died early Thursday morning. - Home Page

  • He had received several stab wounds and is in hospital where his condition is described as life-threatening, a spokesman for West Midlands Police said.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • A Reuters analysis of significant complaints to the FDA over the Medtronic Paradigm Veo found about two dozen reports connected to the device, including one incident involving an overdose of insulin that was described as life-threatening and at least two others that sent patients to the hospital with high blood-glucose levels.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • She has reached what her lawyers called a life-threatening weight, around 85 pounds, and can't walk or stand without assistance from prison guards.

    Hong Kong Jury Finds American Expatriate Nancy Kissel Guilty of Murder

  • Shortly thereafter, Evan, who was around two years old at the time, had the first in a series of what McCarthy described as life-threatening seizures.

    The Panic Virus

  • Only Ric would call our life-threatening expedition to an underground empire of ancient vampires “crashing a party.”

    Silver Zombie

  • The victim remains in a hospital with injuries that police described as life-threatening.

    The Seattle Times

  • The Supreme Court summarized what happened next: In March 1984, Randy DeShaney beat 4-year-old Joshua so severely that he fell into a life-threatening coma.

    The Conservative Assault on the Constitution

  • With all the potentially life-threatening conditions around him, including hers, his least concern was her anguish about her mistake.

    Writing About Medicine


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