necessary to life

See: vital
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When he has obtained those things which are necessary to life, there is another alternative than to obtain the superfluities; and that is, to adventure on life now, his vacation from humbler toil having commenced.
"So little water, you mean, doctor," interposed Joe; "that element must be very necessary to life."
He said: 'That lies should be necessary to life is part and parcel of the terrible and questionable character of existence.'
Some addictions, like food, work and sex, are very necessary to life, and the goal is not to totally abstain but to operate in a healthy and balanced fashion.
His passion is as necessary to life and vitality as is food on the table.
Special equipment was submerged in the Horn to restore the water circulation necessary to life. Istanbul says $500 million was spent on cleaning the waters in the last six years alone.
"Water is so necessary to life," Grazer says, "that a number of dioceses relate to this topic." On a large scale, the Archdiocese of Detroit's River of Life Initiative has organized 44 parishes to begin to clean up and protect the city's Clinton River watershed.