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Synonyms for dead

deceased

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exhausted

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people who are no longer living

a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense

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no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life

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not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life

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very tired

unerringly accurate

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physically inactive

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(followed by 'to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity

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devoid of physical sensation

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lacking acoustic resonance

not yielding a return

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not circulating or flowing

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not surviving in active use

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lacking resilience or bounce

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out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown

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no longer having force or relevance

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complete

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drained of electric charge

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devoid of activity

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quickly and without warning

completely and without qualification

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If Russia doesn't ratify with its 17 percent emissions share, Kyoto will be deader than those earlier theories about the looming global ice age.
Indeed, it was rumoured that his tongue had two edges, rough and rougher, and that his batting had a similar number of gears - dead slow and deader slow.
But lack of confidence kills them deader than a rock.
And as they left the Rio behind and began their ascent up canyons to the crescent plateaus of Los Alamos, Kip studied the hallowed shadows up in the columnar igneous cliffs on whose mesas Anasazi men and women had crouched to look out over this primeval ocean floor, even then all dried down to fossil dust and dotted by rugged prehistoric pinons and crops of frijoles grown by humans, some of them a thousand years deader than Kip himself was presently to be.
He's writing in the flatter, deader style of Vanity of Duluoz, he tells us, because he's learned that no one understood the enchanted bravura style of the books he valued most.
Hormonal activity notwithstanding, they're deader even than the broken bodies who turn them on: commodity culture zombies too bored and disaffected even to bother dying first.
The Bee Gees' image of big teeth, flowing locks and hairy chests was deader than disco but, thankfully, their skills as songwriters grew stronger each year.
THE Celtic Tiger might be deader than a dodo, but the Rip-Off Republic is still with us.
It's quite tough because the court is kind of laid down in patches and some of the panels of the court were deader than the other ones.
I was beginning to think they were deader than a moose in Sarah Palin's rifle sights.
Is Leinart's Heisman repeat deader than the LenDale White dummy that was thrown off the roof of the building next to the Trojans practice field the other day in Pete Carroll's idea of a practical joke?
Additionally, heavily watered ground does tend to ride deader than it walks, so I expect the ground to be on the slower side of good to firm, good in places.
Impact velocities over 2,700 fps will not kill the animal any deader, but will certainly waste more meat.
They probably won't notice that the jokes are deader than the dodo and that the polystyrene set looks like they couldn't decide what colour to go for so they used all of them.