sudden death


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(sports) overtime in which play is stopped as soon as one contestant scores

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Unlike other men in all things else, the sudden death of his old friend had produced no discernible change in him.
Such was the conversation in almost all the carriages; these two sudden deaths, so quickly following each other, astonished every one, but no one suspected the terrible secret which M.
The public," it said, "have lost a sensational treat through the sudden death of the man Hope, who was suspected of the murder of Mr.
As he sprang to his feet the warriors leaped toward him with raised clubs and savage yells, but the foremost went down to sudden death beneath the long, stout stick of the ape-man, and then the lithe, sinewy figure was among them, striking right and left with a fury, power, and precision that brought panic to the ranks of the blacks.
The chief having died a few days before our travellers appeared, his sudden death was attributed to the missionary, and the tribe resolved to immolate him.
One evening on board a Mississippi steamboat, a boy of ten years lay asleep in a berth--a long, slim-legged boy, he was, encased in quite a short shirt; it was the first time he had ever made a trip on a steamboat, and so he was troubled, and scared, and had gone to bed with his head filled with impending snaggings, and explosions, and conflagrations, and sudden death.
That is a long and hard lesson, and Adam had at present only learned the alphabet of it in his father's sudden death, which, by annihilating in an instant all that had stimulated his indignation, had sent a sudden rush of thought and memory over what had claimed his pity and tenderness.
The forces said in a statement: "We are investigating the sudden death of a 16-year-old girl from Cardiff which occurred on Wednesday, March 7.
In another incident, Farman Ali, resident of Chowk Shahidan suffered from sudden death .
In a statement, a spokeswoman said: "South Wales Police received a report of a sudden death at an address in Park Road, Treorchy, shortly before midday.
It is a disservice to discuss Sudden Death without emphasizing the impeccable work of translator Natasha Wimmer.
Population-based analysis of sudden death in children: The Oregon Sudden Unexpected Death Study.
Eventually, there were 35 news reports highlighting sudden deaths among 29 physicians [Table 1].
Bactrim[R], Septra[R]), compared with amoxicillin (Augmentin[R]) was associated with a significantly greater risk of sudden death.
Two of the most recognized causes of sudden death during an endurance race were sudden death usually caused by undetected heart disease in a young and seemingly healthy person, and heat stroke; however, the authors noted sudden death from an undetected heart condition often received more attention from the medical community and the media.