crisis

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international negotiating tactic of entering crisis rather than concede brinkmanship
crisis between groups confrontation
psychotherapy that focuses on acute critical situations (depressive episodes or attempted suicides or drug overdoses) with the aim of restoring the person to the level of functioning before the crisis crisis intervention
crisis situation or point in time when a critical decision must be made critical point , crossroads , juncture
(war) a reduction in intensity (of a crisis or a war) de-escalation
crisis situation less dangerous or tense, to make defuse
United States divorcee whose marriage to Edward VIII created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication Duchess of Windsor , Mrs. Simpson , Simpson , Wallis Warfield Simpson , Wallis Warfield Windsor
King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972) Duke of Windsor , Edward a Edward VIII
crisis in which a desperate effort is the only alternative to defeat Dunkirk
sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action emergency , exigency , pinch
additional edition of a newspaper (usually to report a crisis) extra
economic crisis beginning with the stock market crash in 1929 and continuing through the 1930s Great Depression
use of information or information technology during a time of crisis or conflict to achieve or promote specific objectives over a specific adversary or adversaries information warfare , IW
body of law imposed by the military over civilian affairs (usually in time of war or civil crisis); overrides civil law martial law
self-control in a crisis; ability to say or do the right thing in an emergency presence of mind
reaction to a crisis or setback or frustration rebound
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