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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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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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In simplest terms, biological death is the act of being killed and the end of life for an organism.
Real or biological death is characterized by irreversible heart attack, the appearance of real death signs, and the post-vital manifestations (9) persisting for a period.
A LEADING marine expert yesterday claimed a proposed multibillion pound barrage is the only way to rescue the Severn Estuary from biological death.
Lock concludes that the term "brain death" should be dropped, and that a state of irreversible consciousness with permanent loss of breathing should be regarded as the "death of the person," recognizing that biological death is inevitable.
CPR only temporarily sustains the victim in that gray area between clinical and biological death, hopefully long enough to obtain defibrillation and advanced life support care.
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