Desperate

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Extreme UrgencyPlay
Use 'desperate' to show extreme urgency and a last resort in situations. SlideThey made a desperate attempt to save the sinking ship.
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Emotional IntensityPlay
Conveys strong emotions where all hope seems lost, often invoking pity or concern. SlideHis eyes had a desperate look; he knew it was the end.
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Amplified NeedPlay
Stresses the gravity of a need, suggesting critical circumstances. SlideVolunteers are desperately needed to help after the earthquake.