emergency


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Synonyms for emergency

Synonyms for emergency

a highly volatile dangerous situation requiring immediate remedial action

Synonyms for emergency

a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

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a state in which martial law applies

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Well, the emergency is here," observed Tip; "and unless your brains help us out of it we shall be compelled to pass the remainder of our lives in this nest.
She, too, could fight a thag should emergency require.
Through the medium of her brother-in-law, she begs to inform the late governess that all intercourse is at an end between them, and that she declines to act as reference in case of future emergency.
There is no emergency of that sort," he remarked," for which I am not prepared.
The coolness of poise that Billy so admired never deserted her in time of emergency.
An' the union took time by the neck and levied a four dollar emergency assessment on every member just to be ready if the strike was pulled off.
I retired modestly to a corner--with Miss Jane Ann Stamper on my lap, in case of emergency.
But the distressing domestic emergency which now confronted me, was most marvellously and beautifully provided for in the Correspondence of Miss Jane Ann Stamper--Letter one thousand and one, on "Peace in Families.
In this emergency, I felt imperatively called upon to have the highest voice of the two.
As events turned out, no such emergency as this occurred.
Since 1997, the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH) has collaborated with state colleagues to increase access to emergency contraception.
The Fire Department now requires that each class E building greater than six stories in height--or greater than seventy-five feet or more in height; or occupied by more than one hundred persons above or below the street level or more than a total of five hundred persons in the entire building--prepare an Emergency Action Plan and submit it to the FDNY for review and acceptance.
In 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) listed 68 major disaster declarations, seven snow emergencies, and 42 fire-management assistance alerts.
County regulators on Friday ordered the emergency room to close early due to a shortage of on-call surgeons and specialty physicians.
Heat illnesses, severe dehydration, sudden cardiac arrest, commotion-cordis (cardiac concussion), severe bleeding, shock, head/neck injury, and limb-threatening injuries are a few examples of medical emergency situations in athletics.
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