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Synonyms for dead

deceased

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exhausted

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Synonyms for dead

people who are no longer living

a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense

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no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life

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not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life

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very tired

unerringly accurate

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physically inactive

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(followed by 'to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity

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devoid of physical sensation

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lacking acoustic resonance

not yielding a return

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not circulating or flowing

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not surviving in active use

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lacking resilience or bounce

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out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown

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no longer having force or relevance

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complete

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drained of electric charge

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devoid of activity

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quickly and without warning

completely and without qualification

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A strongly defined shadow passed across the face of the dead, left it luminous, passed back upon it and left it half obscured.
Early the next morning a fatigue-party, commanded by a captain and accompanied by a surgeon, searched the ground for dead and wounded.
The only other weapon discovered was an undischarged revolver in the dead officer's belt.
Mohammed Beyd is dead in his tent--dead by his own hand."
Shouldering his way among them, the Belgian halted beside the dead body of the raider.
This, and Allah, are our witnesses," and they pointed to a revolver in the dead man's hand.
"'Say not a word,' he answered, 'in death's favour; I would rather be a paid servant in a poor man's house and be above ground than king of kings among the dead. But give me news about my son; is he gone to the wars and will he be a great soldier, or is this not so?
"The ghosts of other dead men stood near me and told me each his own melancholy tale; but that of Ajax son of Telamon alone held aloof--still angry with me for having won the cause in our dispute about the armour of Achilles.
{97} only that there were still others among the dead whom I desired to see.
Is it not arrant folly to pretend That gods would have a thought for this dead man?
Anon she gathered handfuls of dry dust, Then, holding high a well-wrought brazen urn, Thrice on the dead she poured a lustral stream.
ANTIGONE The dead man will not bear thee out in this.
"Suffer none to enter the hut till I return," I said; "and speak no word of the child that seems to be dead. If you allow any to enter, or if you speak a word, then my medicine will not work and the babe will be dead indeed."
I loosed the mat and drew the dead child from the medicines, glancing round fearfully as I did so.
I went again, bearing the mat containing the dead child in my right hand.
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