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Alive

alive

adjective

living and not dead

living

adjective

alive at the present time

live

adjective

living and not dead

surviving

adjective

still alive or remaining after others are dead or destroyed

immortal

adjective

living or existing for ever

animate

adjective

alive

life

noun

the state of being alive

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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garbage patch

a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …

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