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adjective as in last-ditch

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Soon after, Kim visited a naval base and ordered the navy to “raise heroes for do-or-die squads at sea.”

There is some evidence that Geithner himself knows that this is do-or-die time.

With Belden leading by one run, and the game almost over, Lakeville began the ninth inning with a do-or-die energy.

She would come back, flushed and a little troubled-looking, but would go on with the dance with a do-or-die expression.

Brill came to the bat for the third time with a sort of do-or-die look on the faces of the players.

The stranger had a most impressive and yet absurd air of drunken sternness written in his face, a do-or-die look.

They listened attentively, and went out on the diamond with a do-or-die expression written on their faces.


On this page you'll find 105 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to do-or-die, such as: frantic, last gasp, desperate, eleventh hour, final, and last chance.

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