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adjective as in done in desperation

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Worries about a last ditch Nazi stand in the Alps had mounted appreciably over the final year of the war.

Her husband, Ethan (Mark Duplass), books them a vacation retreat in a last-ditch effort to repair their relationship.

Analysts weighed in, calling the campaign a last ditch effort to save a restaurant on life support.

For women spending upwards of $10,000 in a last-ditch effort to have a baby, such a reduction in chances can be devastating.

Both are last-ditch measures to disrupt a missile engagement, not to prevent tracking.

I've quite half an hour before post goes, and I shall fight to the last ditch.

And you never will, until you throw out the ones who have fought moderation right down to the last ditch.

You know Nataly Lees going to fight to the last ditch against selling things that way.

It is the last ditch stand of liberty in a world of servitude.

I know what comes afterward—to a man or to a nation—when driven to the last ditch of pain.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to last-ditch, such as: do-or-die, frantic, last gasp, desperate, eleventh hour, and final.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.