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lifehold | lifeless | lifelessly | lifelessness | lifelike | lifeline | lifelong | lifely | lifemate | lifen | lifer




  •  The anem given to one of the creases on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long one will live.  [WordNet 1.5]
  •  A line or rope which raises or lowers a deep-sea diver.  [WordNet 1.5]
  •  A line from a vessel that people in a body of water can cling to to save themselves from drowning.  [WordNet 1.5]


lifeline, n.
1 a a rope etc. used for life-saving, e.g. that attached to a lifebuoy. b a diver's signalling line.
2 a sole means of communication or transport.
3 a fold in the palm of the hand, regarded as significant in palmistry.
4 an emergency telephone counselling service.



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