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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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I have been watching at a death-bed," answered Hester Prynne "at Governor Winthrop's death-bed, and have taken his measure for a robe, and am now going homeward to my dwelling.
The idea of letting Valentin, on his death-bed, confide him an "immense secret" shocked him, for the moment, and made him draw back.
Its fantastic splendor had been conceived in the delirious brain of a woman on her death-bed, and was the last toil of her stiffening fingers, which had interwoven fate and misery with its golden threads.
Years ago your mother was uneasy, on her death-bed, about
Listen," said the abbe, extending his hand over the wounded man, as if to command him to believe; "this is what the God in whom, on your death-bed, you refuse to believe, has done for you -- he gave you health, strength, regular employment, even friends -- a life, in fact, which a man might enjoy with a calm conscience.
May every recollection of your life cling to your false heart, and cast their darkness on your death-bed.
On one's death-bed the crimes of others appear very small in comparison with one's own," said the executioner; and falling back exhausted he closed his eyes.
A friend of the family pictures the death-bed scene-mother and husband trying to impart warmth to her by chafing her hands and her feet, while her pet cat was suffered to nestle upon her bosom for the sake of added warmth.
This was characteristic of him; he was just the man, if he had not possessed the document before, to have had it drawn out on his death-bed for the amiable purpose which it was now devoted to serve.
They sought for him far and near, but all in vain, and they were forced to recognise the power of the evil Fairy, against which the Queen had warned them on her death-bed.
I have always been a little disconcerted by the passion women have for behaving beautifully at the death-bed of those they love.
Taking his cue from his late wife's death-bed wish Dick, played by DeNiro, decides to enjoy his life.
The prognosis for some kind of touching death-bed reconciliation isn't good.
EMMERDALE (7pm ITV) RISHI'S doing a heroic job of putting Charity off the scent, right up until the moment he falls to the floor, clutching at his chest and making a slightly rash death-bed confession (just in case).
The inmate has died following the suspected police torture, but his death-bed statement was recorded on camera, according to local reports.