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[lahyf-thret-ning, -thret-n-ing] /ˈlaɪfˌθrɛt nɪŋ, -ˌθrɛt n ɪŋ/
endangering life:
a life-threatening illness. Unabridged
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  • Some can plunge into severe, lengthy, and even life-threatening bouts of depression.
  • Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are serious and even life-threatening.
  • She was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and now faces robbery charges.
  • Merely walking through an upper-caste neighborhood is a life-threatening offense.
  • But many people with other life-threatening conditions have been healed with this easily collected source of stem cells.
  • They may reveal plaques, but give no indication whether or not they are life-threatening.
  • If this had been a life-threatening emergency, those slides would have been out in a minute.
  • Having drugs that reliably cure life-threatening diseases would be a triumph.
  • Such funds are scarce, and infertility is not a life-threatening condition.
  • It also increases the chances of catching the life-threatening diseases that are more prevalent in poorer countries.

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