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perish
used in A Christmas Carol

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Definition
to die — especially in an unnatural way

or:

to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • But scorning rest, upon his reappearance, he instantly began again, though there were no dancers yet, as if the other fiddler had been carried home, exhausted, on a shutter, and he were a bran-new man resolved to beat him out of sight, or perish.
    2 — The First of the Three Spirits (62% in)

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