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perish
used in Candide

6 uses
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Definition
to die — especially in an unnatural way

or:

to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • I did not die, however, but my eunuch, and the Dey, and almost the whole seraglio of Algiers perished.
    Chapter 12 (37% in)
  • Honest James ran to his assistance, hauled him up, and from the effort he made was precipitated into the sea in sight of the sailor, who left him to perish, without deigning to look at him.
    Chapter 5 (15% in)
  • While he was proving this a priori, the ship foundered; all perished except Pangloss, Candide, and that brutal sailor who had drowned the good Anabaptist.
    Chapter 5 (24% in)
  • "However," said Cacambo, "the captain is not a Spaniard, but a German, he is ready to perish with hunger as well as myself; cannot we have something for breakfast, while we wait for his reverence?"
    Chapter 14 (53% in)
  • The second day two of their sheep plunged into a morass, where they and their burdens were lost; two more died of fatigue a few days after; seven or eight perished with hunger in a desert; and others subsequently fell down precipices.
    Chapter 19 (5% in)
  • You know how perished Croesus, Astyages, Darius, Dionysius of Syracuse, Pyrrhus, Perseus, Hannibal, Jugurtha, Ariovistus, Caesar, Pompey, Nero, Otho, Vitellius, Domitian, Richard II. of England, Edward II.
    Chapter 30 (82% in)

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