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de spuh ruht lee

  • r  with great urgency
    the soil desperately needed potash
  • r  in intense despair
    the child clung desperately to her mother

  • The fact that the ultra-cheap, super-sketchy Dauphine sold over 2 million copies around the world is an index of how desperately people wanted cars.
  • The Afghan leader was the principal antagonist of the Taliban; by engineering his death bin Laden gave the Taliban something they desperately wanted, and ensured that the Taliban .
  • With obsolete tanks, scarce ammo and scant fuel, the Dear Leader's army desperately needs nukes.
News & Articles

  • Ike Davis' dad ready to lend a helping hand
    When Ron Davis’ desperately slumping son comes to Arizona next week with the Mets’ Class AAA affiliate, the Las Vegas 51s, he will be there to throw him batting practice.
    June 12, 2013 - The Record
  • Soccer-Argentina steal point at altitude in Ecuador
    * Argentina score early, draw 1-1 with Ecuador * Lead reduced to three points over Colombia * Messi plays only for last half hour (Adds Messi quotes) QUITO, June 11 (Reuters) - Argentina took a fourth-minute lead with a Sergio Aguero penalty then hung on desperately for a 1-1 draw away to Ecuador in a World Cup qualifier in the energy sapping thin air of Quito on Tuesday. The Argentines, with ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Soccer-Argentina steal laboured point at altitude in Ecuador
    QUITO, June 11 (Reuters) - Argentina took a fourth-minute lead with a Sergio Aguero penalty then hung on desperately for a 1-1 draw away to Ecuador in a World Cup qualifier in the energy sapping thin air of Quito on Tuesday. The Argentines, with World Player of the Year Lionel Messi only playing for the last half hour, had their lead in the South American group cut to three points with Colombia ...
    June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • David Miliband in Sky News
    British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said it was now the UN's job to "turn the good words on paper into changes on the ground that are desperately needed."
  • David Cameron in CNN (blog)
    It is desperately sad news. Another family with such grief and pain and loss,British Prime Minister David Cameron said. "Of course the 300th death is no more or less tragic than the 299 that came before."
  • Kevin Keegan in International Herald Tribune
    I've been working desperately hard to find a way forward with the directors, but sadly that has not proved possible,Keegan said. "It's my opinion that a manager must have the right to manage and that clubs should not impose upon any...

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