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perish
used in The Mill on the Floss

2 uses
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Definition
to die — especially in an unnatural way

or:

to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • Beware thou cleavest not unto them, lest thou be entangled and perish....
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- A Voice from the Past (65% in)
  • Great God! there were floating masses in it, that might dash against her boat as she passed, and cause her to perish too soon.
    7.5 -- Book 7 Chapter 5 -- The Last Conflict (73% in)

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