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the body of a dead person
the body of a person or animal that has died
a dead human body
formal a dead person or people, especially when the death or deaths were recent
mainly literaryformal a person who is dead, or people who are dead
people who are dead
a dead body that has been treated with special oils and wrapped in long narrow pieces of cloth to prevent it from decaying, especially in ancient Egypt
the number of people killed in a battle or accident, or the process of counting them
mainly journalism the total number of people who have been killed or hurt
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a reddish-brown substance made from the leaves of a bush and used for colouring hair or skin
moving with rhythm, together as one
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