lifeline

Definition of lifeline

n.1.The anem given to one of the creases on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long one will live.
2.A line or rope which raises or lowers a deep-sea diver.
3.A line from a vessel that people in a body of water can cling to to save themselves from drowning.

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Life of an execution
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lifelessness
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Lifely
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