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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
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
the sail behind the main sail on a ship
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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