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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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209 (2005); David Randolph Smith, Legal Recognition of Neocortical Death, 71 CORNELL L.
Smith, "Legal Recognition of Neocortical Death," Cornell Law Review 71 (1987):850-88.
Unfortunately, enormous conceptual and scientific confusion persists concerning the characteristics of these new syndromes, which include brain death (whole brain death), persistent vegetative state (PVS), permanent unconsciousness, coma, dementia, irreversible coma, chronic and irreversible coma, neocortical death, and locked-in syndrome.
It is important to note that neocortical death is now being used in two different ways.
Smith's otherwise admirable article, "Legal Recognition of Neocortical Death," Cornell Law Review 71 (1986), pp.