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Synonyms for life-threatening
life-threat·en·ing

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threateningadjective

    causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

    "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

    Synonyms:
    severe, sober, serious, wicked, stark, unsafe, terrible, hard, spartan, stern, heavy, unplayful, weighty, monstrous, grave, good, grievous, atrocious, sedate, flagitious, dangerous, knockout, austere, heartbreaking, heartrending, solemn

    Antonyms:
    noncrucial, noncritical

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  1. List of paraphrases for "life-threatening":

    fatal, deadly, lethal, mortal

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How to use life-threatening in a sentence?

  1. Human Rights Campaign:

    We have been urging Google to remove this app because it is life-threatening to LGBTQ youth and also clearly violates the companys own standards, amazon, Apple and Microsoft have taken action to remove the app from their platforms, but so far Google has refused despite our warnings about the dangers.

  2. Boris Yuabov:

    If seven Jewish homes had been burned in France within a month, there would be much more of an uproar, we are scared. These fires are started in the dead of night in a neighborhood with many children and elderly individuals. This is a life-threatening situation.

  3. The Miami-based center:

    Areas of heavy rain are expected over portions of eastern. Mexico tonight through Tuesday, these rains could cause life-threatening flash floods and mud slides, especially in areas of high terrain.

  4. Gregory Anderson:

    The tyranny of distance in Africa can not be overstated, especially during life-threatening MEDEVAC situations, while the primary mission of Warfighter Recover Network is to rescue our military personnel during operations in Africa its robustness allows for unique missions like this. We are all grateful for the pilots, crews, medics, and rescue professionals and the courage they demonstrate to help anyone under duress.

  5. Mayra Rosado:

    I cannot emphasize enough the importance of immunizing your children, because of vaccines, we’ve been able to eliminate life-threatening diseases like smallpox in the U.S.


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