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desperation

de spuh ray shuhn

  • n  a state in which all hope is lost or absent
    courage born of desperation
  • n  desperate recklessness
    it was a policy of desperation

  • As sectarian violence has plummeted and a semblance of normality has returned to Iraq, the use of women bombers reflects the jihadis' desperation as much as their lethal .
  • Those may be signs of desperation, signs that al-Zarqawi fears that an all-inclusive deal is possible, bringing Sunnis more prominently into the new Iraqi government and .
  • This smells a bit of desperation.
News & Articles

  • PBT: Watch Bosh's big block | And big game
    At shootaround on Tuesday before Game 6, Chris Bosh said that hot shooting Spur Danny Green wasn’t going to get clean looks at threes. Then, with the Spurs having one last shot in overtime to tie the game, Bosh made sure his words were good by blocking a Green desperation three to tie the game.…
    June 19, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • Who saved Miami’s bacon at end of Game 6? Chris Bosh.
    At shootaround on Tuesday before Game 6, Chris Bosh said that hot shooting Spur Danny Green wasn’t going to get clean looks at threes. Then, with the Spurs having one last shot in overtime to tie the game, Bosh made sure his words were good by blocking a Green desperation three to tie the game.…
    June 19, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk
  • Brazil seeks to take advantage of desperate Mexico
    FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) -- Brazil wants to use Mexico's desperation to its advantage when the teams meet in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday.
    June 18, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Reuters
    We must also support efforts by the government of Afghanistan to separate the extremists of al Qaeda and the Taliban from those who have joined their ranks not out of conviction, but out of desperation,Clinton said at an international...
  • Sean McCormack in guardian.co.uk
    This reflects the weakness and desperation of these leaders,McCormack said.
  • Robert Gates in BBC News
    1610 US Defence Secretary Robert Gates says the primary goal is to distribute aid as quickly as possible "so that people don't, in their desperation, turn to violence".

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