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- v. To become extinct
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- v. cut or shape with a die
- v. become extinct
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"We — and by ’we’s I mean the Senate, of which illustrious body I am no less a member than you! — are allowing a whole class of citizens to die out because we haven’t got the courage or the presence of mind to put a stop to all these so-called generals we’ve been fielding now for years!
The Government has declared that as the present incumbents die out their successors shall be called simply bishops; only Athens is to be a permanent metropolitical see.
"Maybe she'll die out with us, with Linbar, Kathy and me, with our generation, but I doubt it."
He was always so fond of his newts - what would the poor man have said if we just let those tapa-boys of his die out or be killed? "
The German court cities were stillthe refuge of an artistic state of mind, which is increasingly threateningto die out in our materialistic times.
But put the same man to work in a gang merely for the aggrandisement of some other over-man; and the heart and cheerfulness will soon die out of him.
It is not in nature that the jealousy of race should die out in this generation, but I trust they will not see the fulfilment of Corporal Simon Cram's prediction.
Gradually the purely eremitical life tended to die out (Cassian, "Conf.", xix) but a semi-eremitical form continued to be common for a long period, and has never ceased entirely either in