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Main Entry: death
Pronunciation: primarystressdeth
Function: noun
1 : the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities (as the beating of the heart and working of the brain) : the end of life
2 : the cause of loss of life <drinking was the death of him>
3 capitalized : the destroyer of life represented usually as a skeleton with a scythe
4 : the state of being dead
5 : DESTRUCTION 1, extinction
- death·like /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective

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