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used in The Fountainhead

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to die — especially in an unnatural way


to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • Two of them perished in the disaster.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (72% in)
  • The article stated that the tragedy of the profession was the hardships placed in the way of its talented beginners; that great gifts had been lost in the struggle, unnoticed; that architecture was perishing from a lack of new blood and new thought, a lack of originality, vision and courage; that the author of the article made it his aim to search for promising beginners, to encourage them, develop them and give them the chance they deserved.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (71% in)
  • Two of his competitors perished in the battle.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (75% in)
  • Keating thought of men lost in the desert and of men perishing at sea, when, in the presence of the silent eternity of the sky, they have to speak the truth.
    4.8 — Part 4 Chapter 8 (7% in)
  • And now, to cure a world perishing from selflessness, we're asked to destroy the self.
    4.11 — Part 4 Chapter 11 (86% in)
  • The world is perishing from an orgy of self-sacrificing.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (90% in)
  • To every creator whose name is known—and to every creator who lived, struggled and perished unrecognized before he could achieve.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (93% in)

There are no more uses of "perish" in The Fountainhead.

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