die off


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Synonyms for die off

become extinct

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She said: "They are hoping we die off and probably the soldiers die off too.
COASTGUARDS have warned about the dangers of swimming in the sea after a 10-year-old girl became the fourth person to die off the East Anglian coast in eight days.
But it was expected the exotic plants would die off once the exhibition was over.
In patients with Parkinson's disease, the brain's dopamine-secreting neurons inexorably die off.
Later, in the mid 1950s, when this generation of wild girls was beginning to die off, Truman Capote called Brooks's abandoned studio "the all-time ultimate gallery of famous dykes" and said they formed an international daisy chain of lasting influence on modern culture.
A group of ornamental pear or other short-lived trees that were planted about the same time will frequently die off one by one within a few years of each other.
One of the best things about Razorcake is--despite the fact that some of them punkers over there are gettin' on in years--the mag keeps its youthful exuberance and provides a good example for the younger folk fillin' in shoes as people die off (or drop out).