Definitions

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  • v. to die.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

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Examples

  • Scar that vhiter skin of hers than snow, perceived a thief in the candle, which made it run down so fast over his hand, and the sleeve of his coat, that, the moment not being yet arrived for extinguishing it, he was forced to lay down his sword, and, for want of better means, snuff it with his fingers.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

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