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adjective as in very dangerous

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When the father arrived at the hospital, he was told that Andrew Dossi was in surgery, but the wounds were not life-threatening.

Nor will it alleviate the life-threatening concerns of those living in the conflict zone.

With this they are further tarring the poor schmuck who is fighting off a life-threatening infection: Dr. Craig Spencer.

Kopcha reported that none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening.

The professor was treated at the hospital for the non-life-threatening injuries.

The examination conducted was one to try to establish what life threatening situations were present and to correct these.

Heart trouble was not easily diagnosed and cancer was not recognized as a life-threatening disease.

These are the two most life-threatening conditions you can do something about.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to life-threatening, such as: deadly, lethal, mortal, serious, severe, and capital.

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