life-threatening

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life-threatening

[lahyf-thret-ning, -thret-n-ing]
adjective
endangering life: a life-threatening illness.
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life-threatening

adjective
causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease" [syn: dangerous
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Example sentences
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.
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.
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