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perish
used in In the Unlikely Event

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Definition
to die — especially in an unnatural way

or:

to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • Stewardess Who Perished in Crash Warned Sister
    p. 127.1
  • A set of medical records told of a soldier who had survived the Korean battlefield, only to perish here.
    p. 95.4
  • Four occupants of the ravaged apartment building perished, three of them from the same family—Irving Zahler, 30, his 27-year-old wife, Marilyn, and their 4-year-old son, Monte.
    p. 301.1
  • Chubby little Patty Clausen, age 5, was unharmed, but her mother perished.
    p. 313.5

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