life-or-death

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It was a punishment that satisfied both sides of the life-or-death argument.

Brigham struck out as if he comprehended that this was a life-or-death matter.

In a life-or-death matter such as now confronts us regarding the wild life of our country, it is time to speak plainly.

It was a life-or-death struggle with the elements--English courage and brawn pitted against the combined action of wind and sea.

Kenniston, unable to turn from the life-or-death business of threading the swarm, heard the Jovian fighting furiously.

"It was not a life-or-death blunder in that sense, but only one of maiming," said Nealie hastily.

This is a life-or-death proposition, with lasting-time the most important factor.

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