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lifeblood


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lifeblood  \Life"blood`\  (l[imac]f"bl[u^]d`),  n. 
  1.  The  blood  necessary  to  life;  vital  blood.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  Fig.:  That  which  gives  strength  and  energy. 
 
  Money  [is]  the  lifeblood  of  the  nation.  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lifeblood 
  n  1:  the  blood  considered  as  the  seat  of  vitality 
  2:  an  essential  or  life-giving  force;  "water  is  the  lifeblood 
  of  India" 




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