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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

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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