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synonyms for matter of life and death

  • case of emergency
  • case of need
  • emergency
  • exigency
  • grave affair
  • matter of necessity
  • necessitude
  • urgency
  • vitalness
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I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Now, it immediately occurred to Davy that he had never in his whole life had all the plums he wanted at any one time.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Dean Swift was indeed a misanthrope by theory, however he may have made exception to private life.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Woman is mistress of the art of completely embittering the life of the person on whom she depends.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Elyon is the name of an ancient Phœnician god, slain by his son El, no doubt the “first-born of death” in Job xviii.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
“And the matter of the will was all disposed of by the probate judge today, I hear,” said the judge, his hand on the door.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
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WORDS RELATED TO MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

  • austere
  • brooding
  • cold sober
  • deliberate
  • dignified
  • downbeat
  • earnest
  • funereal
  • glum
  • grave
  • heavy
  • intense
  • matter of life and death
  • moody
  • no fooling
  • no-nonsense
  • pensive
  • portentous
  • reflective
  • sedate
  • sober
  • somber
  • staid
  • stern
  • thoughtful
  • weighty
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