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Synonyms for coma

Synonyms for coma

a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness

(botany) a usually terminal tuft of bracts (as in the pineapple) or tuft of hairs (especially on certain seeds)

(astronomy) the luminous cloud of particles surrounding the frozen nucleus of a comet

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1940: Neville Chamberlain died just months after resigning as Britain's 1953: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, author of Under Milk Wood, died aged 39, falling into an alcoholic coma after drinking 18 stiff whiskies.
1953: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, author of Under Milk Wood, died aged 39, after falling into an alcoholic coma following the consumption of 18 stiff whiskies.
She added that as a teenager she did not know when to stop drinking and was once found in an alcoholic coma.
She was just 13 when she lapsed into an alcoholic coma after illicitly buying drink from an off- licence.
1953: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, 39, author of Under Milk Wood, died after falling into an alcoholic coma after drinking 18 whiskies.