Death in a sentence

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Definition of Death

  • The cessation of all vital phenomena without capability of resuscitation, either in animals or plants.
  • Total privation or loss; extinction; cessation; as, the death of memory.
  • Manner of dying; act or state of passing from life.
  • Cause of loss of life.
  • Personified: The destroyer of life, -- conventionally represented as a skeleton with a scythe.
  • Danger of death.
  • Murder; murderous character.
  • Loss of spiritual life.
  • Anything so dreadful as to be like death.
  • the act of killing
  • the event of dying or departure from life
  • the personification of death
  • the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism
  • the absence of life or state of being dead
  • a final state
  • the time at which life ends; continuing until dead
  • the time when something ends

How to use death in a sentence. Death pronunciation.

The thousand years of thy faith, Will be paid in fiery recompense, And a thousand years of bitter death.
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Kaid might slay, might toss a pasha or a slave into the Nile now and then, might invite a Bey to visit him, and stroke his beard and call him brother and put diamond-dust in the coffee he drank, so that he died before two suns came and went again, "of inflammation and a natural death"; but he, Achmet Pasha, was the dark Inquisitor who tortured every day, for whose death all men prayed, and whom some would have slain, but that another worse than himself might succeed him.
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He had read the malice behind their words, and there had flashed into his own mind tales told him, with every circumstance of accuracy, of deaths within and without the Palace.
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How often in Egypt this gesture and such words were the prelude to assassination, from which there was no escape save by death itself.
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Into Nahoum's mind there flashed the words of an Arab teacher, "There is no refuge from God but God Himself," and he found himself blindly wondering, even as he felt Kaid's hand upon his beard and listened to the honeyed words, what manner of death was now preparing for him, and what death of his own contriving should intervene.
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Escape, he knew, there was none, if his death was determined on; for spies were everywhere, and slaves in the pay of Kaid were everywhere, and such as were not could be bought or compelled, even if he took refuge in the house of a foreign consul.
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The lean, invisible, ghastly arm of death could find him, if Kaid willed, though he delved in the bowels of the Cairene earth, or climbed to an eagle's eyrie in the Libyan Hills.
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Was it the chilly hand of death passing over everything, and smothering all the activities?
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There flashed before his mind the scene of death in which his own father had lain, butchered like a beast in the shambles, a victim to the rage of Ibrahim Pasha, the son of Mehemet Ali.
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All that is his shall be mine, for at once the men of law shall be summoned, and my inheritance secured before Kaid shall even know of his death.
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He at once surmised that Foorgat's body had been carried out of the Palace; no doubt that it might not be thought he had come to his death by command of Kaid.
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Death, murder, crime in Egypt was not a nine days' wonder; it scarce outlived one day.
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You have saved me from a thousand deaths.
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When a man in high places dies in Egypt, it may be one death or another.
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Excellency, I have now great riches-since Death smote Foorgat Bey in the forehead" -still his eyes conveyed no meaning, though Hylda shrank back-"and I would use them for the good thou wouldst do here.
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Nay, then, I swear it by the tomb of my brother, whom Death met in the highway, and because he loved the sun, and the talk of men, and the ways of women, rashly smote him out of the garden of life into the void.
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Their manner would not have indicated that they were weighing matters of life and death, of treason and infamy, of massacre and national shame.
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When his chief eunuch accused her of a guilty love, he had given her paramour and herself to that awful death.
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Death had hypnotised him, and against death and destiny who could struggle?
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Thy choice is not life or death, but how thou shalt die, and what thou shalt do for Egypt as thou diest.
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Examples of Death

Example #1
Far over in the western vista a long line of trees, twining through an oasis flanking the city, led out to a point where the desert abruptly raised its hills of yellow sand.
Example #2
The Nile wound its way through the green plains, stretching as far to the north as eye could see between the opal and mauve and gold of the Libyan Hills.
Example #3
At Nahoum's words the dusky brown of Achmet's face turned as black as the sudden dilation of the pupil of an eye deepens its hue, and he said with a guttural accent: "Every man hath a time to die.
Example #4
He had read the malice behind their words, and there had flashed into his own mind tales told him, with every circumstance of accuracy, of deaths within and without the Palace.
Example #5
Also he was now aware that Nahoum had mocked him.
Example #6
He was concerned to make it clear that he was not wholly beguiled.