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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Rope thrown from a vessel that people can cling to in order to save themselves from drowning; Support that enables people to survive or to continue doing something;

Usage examples (39)
  • The airlift provided a lifeline for Berlin
  • She offered me a lifeline in my time of grief
  • Carey's strike gave his Parkhead pals hope of a title lifeline b e f o r e Gers hit back.
  • When I think about my early blogging, the word lifeline comes to mind. for more
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