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used in Anthem

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to die — especially in an unnatural way


to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • They perish from hunger and from the claws of the wild beasts...
    Part Two (73% in)
perish = die
  • The trees have swallowed the ruins, and the bones under the ruins, and all the things which perished.
    Part Two (76% in)
  • Thus did all thought, all science, all wisdom perish on earth.
    Part Twelve (66% in)
  • And they, these few, fought a hopeless battle, and they perished with their banners smeared by their own blood.
    Part Twelve (80% in)
  • And they chose to perish, for they knew.
    Part Twelve (80% in)
  • For that which they died to save can never perish.
    Part Twelve (84% in)
  • The word which will not die, should we all perish in battle.
    Part Twelve (98% in)

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