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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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Synonyms for death

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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It separated Phoebe and himself from the world, and bound them to each other, by their exclusive knowledge of Judge Pyncheon's mysterious death, and the counsel which they were forced to hold respecting it.
I heard the feet of the slayers as they bounded forward to hale me to the dreadful death, but my tongue clave to the roof of my mouth--I could not say a word.
Why, then, men asked in their hearts, was the death delayed?
Mean while in Paradise the hellish pair Too soon arriv'd, SIN there in power before, Once actual, now in body, and to dwell Habitual habitant; behind her DEATH Close following pace for pace, not mounted yet On his pale Horse: to whom SIN thus began.
They have put him to death in order to escape the necessity of giving an account of their lives.
I will not acknowledge a crime in my house; for when crime enters a dwelling, it is like death -- it does not come alone.
It entered, and it was death, and Prince Andrew died.
From the lips of the ape-man came a weird, uncanny sound, and in answer to it there leaped from the blackness of the hut's farthermost corner a bolt of fur-clad death.
Then the mother wrung her hands, sang and wept, and there were many songs, but yet many more tears; and then Night said, "Go to the right, into the dark pine forest; thither I saw Death take his way with thy little child
Death, that inexorable judge, had passed sentence on him, and refused to grant him a reprieve, though two doctors who arrived, and were fee'd at one and the same instant, were his counsel.
But mention Death to them and they're offended, because Death's really Imperial, and He cries out against them for ever.
Life itself is unsatisfaction, but to look ahead to death is greater unsatisfaction.
Everywhere resoundeth the voices of those who preach death; and the earth is full of those to whom death hath to be preached.
The news of the death of Parfen Denisitch made a painful impression on him.
Death snatches away many blooming children, the only hopes of their doting parents; how many brides and youthful lovers have been one day in the bloom of health and hope, and the next a prey for worms and the decay of the tomb