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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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And on the Hundredth Day shall be opened the Seventh Seal, being the limitation of terms to seven; and upon passage all manner of pestilence shall come to be loosed upon the House, from ornamental filigree coming to life to the eyes of paintings of distinguished gentlemen rolling even as spittle issues from the busts of former Speakers.
Silverman asserts it was a sacred site inhabited mostly by priests and their assistants, coming to life frequently and periodically as thousands of people made pilgrimages to the spot.
A hilarious battle royale featuring dozens of classic album covers coming to life and fighting to the death.
Offering a ground breaking analysis of the microscopic progression of fertilization and embryonic research, Coming To Life features collective observations and studies providing readers with a coherent explanation for the complex formation of life forms arising from the minute simplicity of egg cells, as well as other fascinating discoveries detailing the scientific conclusions surrounding the phenomena of life and its development.
As the Count, Robert Deskins was floorbound much of the time, in the first act coming to life in a writhing solo beneath a distracting set piece that looked like a giant inflated condom, turning from flesh pink to bright red in Michael Mazzola's dramatic if unsubtle lighting.
Canada outshot the United States 18-8 in that period, coming to life really for the first time in the series and giving the Americans something to ponder, even though Canada managed to score only once against goalie Mike Richter.
The Manhattan investment market is coming to life, and even Los Angeles is attracting attention," Korpacz says.
The event's tag line, "Pot Shots," was used throughout the night, even coming to life through the use of an antique photobooth set up to take "shots" of winners with their awards.