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Synonyms for zombie

a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force

(voodooism) a spirit or supernatural force that reanimates a dead body

a god of voodoo cults of African origin worshipped especially in West Indies

someone who acts or responds in a mechanical or apathetic way

several kinds of rum with fruit juice and usually apricot liqueur


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Alex Noble, Head Zombie, has a trademark scream that would send shivers down anyone's spine.
Students carry weapons, take zombie virus courses, and deal with more death.
The artwork featured zombie versions of Captain America, Deadpool, and Wolverine.
The author examines issues related to parenting through the lens of the hypothetical zombie apocalypse, showing how parenting often occurs in harsh conditions.
The end of the world is nigh, or at least in the confines of the new Zombie Apocalypse Park that is opening up on Deira Islands.
Researchers are studying drugs that can kill zombie cells and possibly treat the problems they bring.
The apotheosis of the zombie fever was represented by the success of 'The Walking Dead' on TV.
Maybe; but the real reason why this is a musical is because 'zombie musical' is a catchy concept that'll help a project get financed (see also Pride and Prejudice and Zombies , though actually don't) -- and the mash-up of genres works quite well, even if the project may have started out slightly differently.
ZOMBIE actors will be recruited to work on an abandoned ocean liner in North Wales that's been transformed into a new horror attraction.
What follows is a full and resounding accounting of the treatment of the zombie across a variety of platforms, some expected (The Walking Dead) and some entirely unexpected and powerful (The Last of Us).
The Zombie Research Society defines a zombie as "a relentlessly aggressive human or reanimated human corpse driven by a biologic infection" (http://zombieresearchsociety.com/about-us).
For instance, if everyone who gets bitten by a zombie turns into a zombie, and Bob was bitten by a zombie, then we know that Bob will soon be a zombie.
Robin Aubert's Les Affames recounts a familiar tale of the zombie apocalypse, set this time in rural Quebec.