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demise
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Catch-22
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  • History did not demand Yossarian’s premature demise, justice could be satisfied without it, progress did not hinge upon it, victory did not depend on it.
  • The Veterans Administration informed her by mail the very next day that she would be entitled to pension benefits for the rest of her natural life because of her husband’s demise, and to a burial allowance for him of $250.

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  • Her talk is entitled, "The Dinosaur’s Demise".

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