Thesaurus / more desperate


The more desperate mutiny at the Nore was not quelled by submission.

Not, however, that the fight was any joking matter, for never in those seas had a more desperate one taken place.

Antony WaymouthW.H.G. Kingston

Never in my life have I seen a more desperate fire, but I hope that the Swedes have lost their horns in this conflict.

SwedenVictor Nilsson

Margaret made one more desperate effort to retrieve the fortunes of her family by a battle fought at a place called Towton.

Margaret of AnjouJacob Abbott.

The brigands became thoroughly disheartened, and we hear of no more desperate encounters with the gendarmerie.

Since there is no more desperate and wicked member of the gang than am I, of course I was one of the first chosen.

Adrift on the PacificEdward S. Ellis

A diver during the bay-fight in Mobile harbor had reason to apprehend a more desperate encounter.

I suppose there is no subject on which opinions differ with more desperate sincerity than about which horse will win the Derby.

A Miscellany of MenG. K. Chesterton

De la Rey and Steenkamp, who rushed the rear-guard, had a more desperate contest.

The Great Boer WarArthur Conan Doyle

Fate seemed to have wrested from him every form of happiness in order to make him a more desperate conspirator.

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