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perish
used in Fahrenheit 451

2 uses
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Definition
to die — especially in an unnatural way

or:

to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • But when he was held, rootless, in mid-air, by Hercules, he perished easily.
    2 - The Sieve and the Sand (32% in)
perished = died
  • Montag saw the flirt of a great metal fist over the far city and he knew the scream of the jets that would follow, would say, after the deed, disintegrate, leave no stone on another, perish.
    3 - Burning Bright (87% in)
perish = die
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