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General words for life - synonyms or related words

life

noun

the period of time from someone’s birth until their death

lifespan

noun

the length of time that a person or animal lives or is expected to live

lifetime

noun

the period of time when someone is alive

universe

noun

someone’s life

life expectancy

noun

the length of time that someone is likely to live

things

noun

used for talking about life in a general way

thing

noun

an aspect of life

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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