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Israel and the U.S. have a life-and-death interest in maintaining their technological advantage.

Important issues—in some cases, life-and-death issues—are at stake.

Bashar also is in a life-and-death struggle to survive today.

My colleagues and I made life-and-death decisions minute by minute for five to six hours a day, five to six days a week.

But this is a life-and-death lifestyle, and a very diverse population.

The man drove along the rough unmade roads as only an American farmer can drive in a life-and-death hurry.

It was as though a young eagle had brought a flying panther to bay, and forced him to a life-and-death struggle.

My brother, thou must pray for a soul; struggle, as with life-and-death energy, to get back thy soul!

The mask was now discarded, and it became evident that we were engaged in a life-and-death struggle.

The result would be two great camps, each preparing for a new and greater life-and-death struggle.

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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to life-and-death, such as: all-important, consequential, critical, crucial, determining, and earth-shaking.

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