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perish
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

3 uses
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Definition
to die — especially in an unnatural way

or:

to be destroyed or cease to exist
  • Louie knew he had to stop Phil's bleeding, but if he lost the rafts, they'd all perish.
    p. 103.5
  • At one mental hospital, patients were given milk from cows infected with tuberculosis, in the belief that the unfit would perish.
    p. 12.3
  • A quarter of a barracks perished at once.
    p. 77.4

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