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Synonyms for death

the Grim Reaper

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  • the Grim Reaper
  • the Angel of Death
  • the Dark Angel

death knell

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put someone to death

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a termination of life, usually as the result of an accident or a disaster

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the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism

the time when something ends

the time at which life ends

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a final state

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the act of killing

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Before the mother's death, Andrew had seventy thousand pounds; Selina had thirty-five thousand pounds; Michael -- had nothing.
They have put him to death in order to escape the necessity of giving an account of their lives.
I told you one evening in the garden after Madame de Saint-Meran's death -- because his system is accustomed to that very poison, and the dose was trifling to him, which would be fatal to another; because no one knows, not even the assassin, that, for the last twelve months, I have given M.
This mode of death had been an idiosyncrasy with his family, for generations past; not often occurring, indeed, but, when it does occur, usually attacking individuals about the Judge's time of life, and generally in the tension of some mental crisis, or, perhaps, in an access of wrath.
We come not alone, for we are the sons and Indunas of Death, And he guides our feet to the doomed.
So Heav'nly love shal outdoo Hellish hate, Giving to death, and dying to redeeme, So dearly to redeem what Hellish hate So easily destroy'd, and still destroyes In those who, when they may, accept not grace.
He wanted to dart forward, forgetting Christine; but the black domino, who also seemed a prey to some strange excitement, caught him by the arm and dragged him from the crush-room, far from the mad crowd through which Red Death was stalking.
As they had been taken in the fact, the law of the country allowed that they might have been executed the same hour, but the viceroy having ordered that their death should be deferred till his return, delivered them to the relations of the dead, to be disposed of as they should think proper.
And God said 'For this shall a man leave his father and his mother, and they shall be two in one flesh; and then was instituted the divine sacrament of marriage, with such ties that death alone can loose them.
Kurrun Raja builded the stone above me, in the days when my skin was dark, that I might teach death to those who came to steal.
God had no doubt ordered it thus that the pious remembrance of this death should remain in the hearts of those present, and in the memory of other men - a death which caused to be loved the passage from this life to the other by those whose existence upon this earth leads them not to dread the last judgment.
When he came to himself after being wounded and the flower of eternal, unfettered love had instantly unfolded itself in his soul as if freed from the bondage of life that had restrained it, he no longer feared death and ceased to think about it.
Like the shadow of a swift and silent death it circled the village, nose to ground, halting at last close to the palisade, where it almost touched the backs of several huts.
Safe whate'er may befall: yet for death he hath found no cure.
And the old man--it was Death himself--he nodded so strangely, it could just as well signify yes as no.