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Kenniston, unable to turn from the life-or-death business of threading the swarm, heard the Jovian fighting furiously.
This is a life-or-death proposition, with lasting-time the most important factor.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
It was a punishment that satisfied both sides of the life-or-death argument.
THE PENAL CLUSTERIVAR JORGENSEN (AKA RANDALL GARRETT)
It was a life-or-death struggle with the elements--English courage and brawn pitted against the combined action of wind and sea.
In a life-or-death matter such as now confronts us regarding the wild life of our country, it is time to speak plainly.
OUR VANISHING WILD LIFEWILLIAM T. HORNADAY
Brigham struck out as if he comprehended that this was a life-or-death matter.
AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BUFFALO BILL (COLONEL W. F. CODY)BUFFALO BILL (WILLIAM FREDERICK CODY)
"It was not a life-or-death blunder in that sense, but only one of maiming," said Nealie hastily.
THE ADVENTUROUS SEVENBESSIE MARCHANT

WORDS RELATED TO LIFE-OR-DEATH

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