Definition Desperate

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Definition

desperate: in despair, hopeless, wild, frantic
adjective

desperately: frantically, wildly, urgently, gravely, badly, seriously
adverb
I'm desperately hoping that my husband doesn't find out that I had an affair.

Examples

  • "Desperately Kevin"
  • "I'm getting quite desperate."
  • "Instead, it's a desperate one."
  • "Firefighters are trying desperately to reach the scene of the accident."

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