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desperate

desperate
Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
  • uitzichtloos; zonder perspectief
  • showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort
"made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber"
"the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war"

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desperate
Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
  • erg in de war
  • showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort
"made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber"
"the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war"

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desperate
Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
    • showing extreme urgency or intensity especially because of great need or desire
    "felt a desperate urge to confess"
    "a desperate need for recognition"
    desperate
    Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
      • fraught with extreme danger; nearly hopeless
      "a desperate illness"
      "on all fronts the Allies were in a desperate situation due to lack of materiel"

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      desperate
      Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
        • (of persons) dangerously reckless or violent as from urgency or despair
        "a desperate criminal"
        "taken hostage of desperate men"
        desperate
        Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
          • arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope
          "a desperate cry for help"
          "helpless and desperate--as if at the end of his tether"

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          desperate
          Bijvoeglijk naamwoord
            • desperately determined

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            desperate
            Zelfstandig naamwoord
              • a person who is frightened and in need of help
              "they prey on the hopes of the desperate"

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