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the number of people affected by a particular disease
the state of being dead
an occasion when someone dies
the number of deaths within a particular area, group etc
the fact that your life will end
done or spoken just before death
the situation you are in when a close friend or family member has just died
the number of deaths in a particular area in one year
a bereaved person is someone whose close friend or family member has recently died
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
a small sour red fruit that grows on a bush
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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Free thesaurus definition of death and general words relating to death from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.