desperate

All Adjective Noun
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  • He was desperate to help us even though we didn't really need any help.
  • In fact the situation was not as immediately desperate as the population believed.
  • Desperate street-to-street and house-to-house fighting took place.
  • It was, however, in a desperate condition once again several years later.
  • By this time he and his men had become desperate for food and supplies.
  • The newly created English republic found itself in a desperate financial situation following the war.
  • Families are still desperate for knowledge about the fate of their loved ones.
  • During the desperate hand-to-hand conflict, every man involved was either killed or injured.
  • During the desperate hand-to-hand conflict, every man involved was either killed or injured.
  • During the desperate hand-to-hand conflict, every man involved was either killed or injured.
  • Philadelphia then tried one last desperate drive to win or tie the game.
  • Finally out of money and abandoned by his manager, he made a desperate call one night to his father.
  • As he drew near she waved a desperate hand to stay his approach. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • Both sides were desperate to get access to fresh water.
  • The Secret Six stage a desperate last stand, but are quickly defeated.
  • However, many also realized that this was a desperate attempt to turn the course of the war.
  • She continued to sell anything she could in a desperate attempt to raise cash.
  • The need for money can be desperate at times.
  • In spite of poor health and the most desperate poverty, he made rapid progress.
  • Again and again the attempt was made, the deck was gained, a desperate hand-to-hand combat began. Cited from Paul Gerrard, by W.H.G. Kingston
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Meaning of desperate

  • noun A person who is frightened and in need of help
    they prey on the hopes of the desperate