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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of expire.

Etymologies

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expire +‎ -eth

Examples

  • In vain we study delight; it is at the command of every sober mind, and in every sense born with us; but Nature, who teacheth us the rule of pleasure, instructeth also in the bounds thereof and where its line expireth.

    A History of Elizabethan Literature

  • In vain we study delight: it is at the command of every sober mind, and in every sense born with us: but nature, who teacheth us the rule of pleasure, instructeth also in the bounds thereof, and where its line expireth.

    Christian Morals

  • 420 Which may bear well enough (if there be no other text directly against it) this interpretation, that God only knows, but man not, what becomes of a man's spirit when he expireth; and the same Solomon, in the same book, delivereth the same sentence in the sense I have given it.

    Leviathan

  • (if there be no other text directly against it) this interpretation, that God onely knows, (but Man not,) what becomes of a mans spirit, when he expireth; and the same Solomon, in the same Book,

    Leviathan

  • As Vidura told me of old, without doubt a terrible battle will take place, as soon as the pledged period of the Pandavas expireth. '"

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

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