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Synonyms for life

living things

period of usefulness




come to life


for dear life

give your life


  • lay down your life
  • die
  • sacrifice yourself

that's life


  • that's the way things are
  • that's it
  • that's the way the cookie crumbles

Synonyms for life

Synonyms for life

a characteristic state or mode of living

the experience of being alive


Related Words

the course of existence of an individual

the condition of living or the state of being alive

the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death)

the period between birth and the present time

the period from the present until death

a living person

living things collectively

the organic phenomenon that distinguishes living organisms from nonliving ones

an account of the series of events making up a person's life

a motive for living

a prison term lasting as long as the prisoner lives

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History Comes to Life is understandably selective in its discussion of the importance or rarity of manuscript material of authors and world figures.
Enterprise, harsh reality of daily life and adventure abound on the pages of this fast paced tale peopled with appealing characters, zesty dialog, and richly drawn backdrops against which the history of early California comes to life.
Rockenschaub leaves it to the catalogue, a thick package in pink vinyl, to chronicle his twenty-four years as an artist, His midcareer survey, on the contrary, refuses to be exactly that; instead it's a chill-out executed with crystal-clear professionalism--a pathway through artistic praxis, a work that comes to life with the viewer's active perception.
Faith comes to life in our pursuit of justice, mercy, and compassion.
In these, her most intimate writings, Zora comes to life.
Choreographed by Artistic Director Sabatino Verlezza to taped music by British composer Howard Blake, the delightful family show is based on Raymond Brigg's charming children's book about a little boy who builds a snowman that comes to life and takes him on a magical journey to an icy fantasy world.
Ivry tells his story through literary analysis and secondhand biographical material; as a result the poet never quite comes to life.
Portraying that knowledge in such a way that each character comes to life before the reader's eyes, Waugh shows the world his gift.
00) comes to life under the passionate and clear voice of David W.
95) comes to life under a fine narration by Richard Thomas, a prolific actor who enlivens this new Theodore Boone adventure recommended for newcomers and prior fans alike.
History comes to life in a survey of their family's changes.
Young YAs will love this labyrinthine, open-ended fantasy, which continues the story begun in Inkheart, Funke's previous novel in which a book comes to life.
With charming full-color illustrations, THE LOST ZOO comes to life with excitement and adventure.
comes to life only by visiting and experiencing the place for oneself.