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a course of action that is possibly the only way to achieve a particular result, but which is considered to be very extreme
bad or dangerous enough to make you worried
very strict or extreme
much more severe or serious than usual
very serious or severe
used for emphasizing how serious something is
extremely severe or serious
strict, or severe
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
to score a birdie at a hole in golf
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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