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One entry found for desperate.
Main Entry: des·per·ate
Pronunciation: primarystressdes-p(schwa-)rschwat
Function: adjective
1 : being beyond or almost beyond hope <a desperate illness>
2 : reckless because of despair : RASH <a desperate attempt>
- des·per·ate·ly adverb
- des·per·ate·ness noun

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