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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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The death-bed melodrama may seem to a reader less an "inevitable conclusion" of Wilmot's ideas than - as excursus on Don Giovanni suggests - a piece of the libertine myth itself.
Still she made a good stab at her 'throwing-a-sickie' voice last week when she phoned in from LA - just loud enough to be heard, just weak enough to sound as if she was on her death-bed.
The 53-year-old actor-turned-producer married again last November after making a death-bed promise to his late wife that he would remarry.
As well as the tie storm, Sissons was in more trouble for the way he questioned the Queen Mum's niece Margaret Rhodes about the death-bed scene.
She said Gavin confessed on his death-bed about being quizzed by police about the sexual abuse of the girl over 30 years ago.
Medical experts would talk us through the effect of burning soup on tattoos, his agent would broker deals for the new face of Savlon, a paramedic would have sold her story of how Becks fondled her as she dressed his wounds, Posh would have leaked Brooklyn's farewell letter, Parky would have lined up a death-bed chat with questions like, "What do you think God will make you, David, an angel or a saint?
Brady's ``last meeting'' with his mother was granted by Home Secretary David Blunkett and was a ``one-off death-bed wish'', the Home Office said.
Clearly ruffled and badly prepared, he tried to get the Honorable Mrs Margaret Rhodes, a niece of the Queen Mother, to describe the death-bed scene and later encouraged colleagues to comment on anti-royalist views.
GAY men haven't had much fun in films lately - they either get the death-bed AIDS scene or get to be Julia Roberts' bitchy best friend.
Timely shades of hunger-striker Bobby Sands, elected for Fermanagh-South Tyrone on his death-bed twenty years ago.
His family held hands around his death-bed and said a simple prayer over his body, according to Annette Lloyd, production director of Hollywood Forever, which arranged the pounds 350 funeral.
But any ghostwriter worth the name would have said to Roy: ``Good story, only keep it for a death-bed confession.
He says that he couldn't watch EastEnders on Christmas Day (his character was killed off in a Christmas death-bed drama) but videoed it to watch on his own - and cried.
MATTHEW Watkins has insisted the Scarlets' search for new blood has got the team off its death-bed.
Lynch was based in Pennsylvania and, echoing the great humorist W C Fields's death-bed comment that "all things considered, I'd rather be in Philadelphia", the jockey made clear that he, too, would have liked to stay in the American city for a while longer but had to leave when his visa ran out.