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To die or to be killed - synonyms and related words



to stop being alive

pass away

to die. This word is used to avoid saying ‘die’ when you think this might upset someone



to die because you cannot breathe, or to kill someone in this way



to sink under water and die



to suffer or to die because there is not enough food

be killed outright

to die immediately from an accident or injury

lose your life

to die as a result of something such as an accident, war, or illness

lay down your life

to die as a result of doing something good for other people

drop dead

to die suddenly and unexpectedly

be cut off/cut down in your prime

to die when you are still young


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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