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used in Notes from the Underground

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to die — especially in an unnatural way


to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • But I will make up for it or perish on the spot this very night.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (11% in)
  • We Russians, speaking generally, have never had those foolish transcendental "romantics"—German, and still more French—on whom nothing produces any effect; if there were an earthquake, if all France perished at the barricades, they would still be the same, they would not even have the decency to affect a change, but would still go on singing their transcendental songs to the hour of their death, because they are fools.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (24% in)

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