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1. essential to maintain life
2. of, relating to, having, or displaying life
a. the bodily organs, such as the brain, liver, heart, lungs, etc., that are necessary to maintain life
b. the organs of reproduction, esp the male genitals


A semantics language using FSL, developed by Mondshein in 1967.

[Sammet 1969, p. 641].
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There are not many grown and matured men living while we speak, good men too, who if they were thrown into this same court as suitors would not be vitally changed and depreciated within three years--within two--within one.
I cast my vote, perchance, as I think right; but I am not vitally concerned that that right should prevail.
She appeared to me to take great care of the Doctor, and to like him very much, though I never thought her vitally interested in the Dictionary: some cumbrous fragments of which work the Doctor always carried in his pockets, and in the lining of his hat, and generally seemed to be expounding to her as they walked about.
You see, they are vitally important, and Mahbub Ali he did not know where you were.
By this time the American admiral, O'Connor, was fully informed of the existence of the airships, and he was no longer vitally concerned for Panama, since the submarine flotilla was reported arrived there from Key West, and the Delaware and Abraham Lincoln, two powerful and entirely modern ships, were already at Rio Grande, on the Pacific side of the canal.
Goals and tasks of the list of vitally important medicines were violated in 3-4 months after the adoption in 1996, said Minister of Health Talantbek Batyraliyev.
But Core Cities are the engines of growth for the UK economy and it's vitally important that the interests of our communities and businesses have a voice in the process.
But he summed up the occasion perfectly with his thoughtful words: "Music is vitally important.
A VEHICLE rental firm has stepped in to help a Teesside charity collect vitally needed donations.
There are now three vitally important games coming up in the space of a week for Everton.
a loan worth $45 mln for fulfillment of the programme "Improvement of the net of vitally important highways".