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1. desperate

adjective. ['ˈdɛsprɪt, ˈdɛspɝɪt'] arising from or marked by despair or loss of hope.

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  • desperatus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Desperate Measure

  • displeasure
  • treasure
  • pleasure
  • leisure
  • leasure

Sentences with desperate-measure


1. Noun Phrase
Like tapping joints apart, this is a long shot -- a desperate measure for a desperate situation.

2. desperate

adjective. ['ˈdɛsprɪt, ˈdɛspɝɪt'] desperately determined.

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  • desperatus (Latin)

4. measure

verb. ['ˈmɛʒɝ'] express as a number or measure or quantity.

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  • mesure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mesure (French)

5. measure

verb. ['ˈmɛʒɝ'] have certain dimensions.

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  • mesure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mesure (French)

9. measure

noun. ['ˈmɛʒɝ'] a statute in draft before it becomes law.

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  • mesure (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mesure (French)
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