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To die or to be killed

die

verb

to stop being alive

pass away

to die. This word is used to avoid saying “die” when you think this might upset someone

suffocate

verb

to die because you cannot breathe, or to kill someone in this way

drown

verb

to sink under water and die

starve

verb

to suffer or to die because there is not enough food

lose your life

to die as a result of something such as an accident, war, or illness

lay down your life

to die as a result of doing something good for other people

perish

verb

to die, usually because of an illness or something that happens suddenly

expire

verb

to die

breathe your last (breath)

to die

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