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perish
used in Nine Stories

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Definition
to die — especially in an unnatural way

or:

to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • 17,——ROAD, ——-DEVON JUNE 7, 1944 DEAR SERGEANT X, I hope you will forgive me for having taken 38 days to begin our correspondence but, I have been extremely busy as my aunt has undergone streptococcus of the throat and nearly perished and I have been justifiably saddled with one responsibility after another.
    6 — For Esme:—with Love and Squalor (95% in)

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