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no longer alive
someone who is lifeless is dead or looks dead
unconscious, or dead
killed, especially while fighting in the armed forces
used for saying that someone is dead and therefore has no more worries
an expression meaning ‘dead’, used in situations where the word ‘dead’ might upset someone
a pattern on a sandy beach, made as a form of natural art …
a thick sweet liquid taken from maple trees and used as a sauce
a symbol named after King Adinkra, used in West Africa in fabric and on other items
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