Synonyms for perish
|Grammar : Verb|
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|Phonetic Transcription : ˈpɛr ɪʃ|
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Définition of perishOrigin :
- mid-13c., from periss- present participle stem of Old French perir "perish, be lost, be shipwrecked" (12c.), from Latin perire "to be lost, perish," literally "to go through," from per- "through, completely, to destruction" (see per) + ire "to go" (see ion). Related: Perished; perishing.
- verb die, decline, decay
- It were sin, thought I, that my secret should perish with me.
- Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
- If God withdrew His protecting hand, I should perish immediately.
- Extract from : « An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism » by Joseph Stump
- Mr Verloc never meant Stevie to perish with such abrupt violence.
- Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
- Leave Castell and rush for the waist of the ship and so perish, or stay and die there?
- Extract from : « Fair Margaret » by H. Rider Haggard
- Like Elizabeth, her "memorial" is short, but it does not "perish with her."
- Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II » by Francis Augustus Cox
- The blessings of many who were ready to perish have rested upon them.
- Extract from : « The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) » by John Greenleaf Whittier
- His great arrows of sunlight must do their work even if his friends should perish by them.
- Extract from : « Classic Myths » by Mary Catherine Judd
- Every year natives are caught in storms, and some of them perish.
- Extract from : « The Long Labrador Trail » by Dillon Wallace
- It is true that, as a general thing, they perish with equal suddenness.
- Extract from : « A Woman Intervenes » by Robert Barr
- Whence it comes to pass that all her gifts, elegancy, and graces corrupt and perish.
- Extract from : « The Praise of Folly » by Desiderius Erasmus
Antonyms for perish
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