succumb to death

succumb to death
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  • death — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Absence of life Nouns 1. death, expiration, decease, demise, the grave, the narrow bed, one s latter end; end, cessation; loss, extinction, or ebb of life, mortality experience; dissolution, departure,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Death in Venice — This article is about Thomas Mann s novella. For other uses, see Death in Venice (disambiguation). Death in Venice   …   Wikipedia

  • succumb — intransitive verb Etymology: French & Latin; French succomber, from Latin succumbere, from sub + cumbere to lie down; akin to Latin cubare to lie Date: 1604 1. to yield to superior strength or force or overpowering appeal or desire < succumb to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • succumb —    1. to die    Literally, to give way to anything, and usually of natural death:     Hibbert... succumbed to a heart attack at his desk. (Condon, 1966)    2. to copulate outside marriage    Another form of giving way, or something, by either sex …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • succumb — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. give in, yield, submit, surrender, assent; die, expire, give up the ghost. See weakness, submission, failure, death. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To yield] Syn. submit, surrender, accede; see yield 1 . 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • succumb — v.intr. (usu. foll. by to) 1 be forced to give way; be overcome (succumbed to temptation). 2 be overcome by death (succumbed to his injuries). Etymology: ME f. OF succomber or L succumbere (as SUB , cumbere lie) …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Masque of the Red Death — For other uses, see The Masque of the Red Death (disambiguation). The Masque of the Red Death   …   Wikipedia

  • In Death (technology) — J.D. Robb s In Death novels begin in the slightly futuristic setting of 2058, and mostly take place in New York City. While many things remain the same, the author has created several inventions that are considered commonplace in this… …   Wikipedia

  • die — I verb be no more, breathe one s last, cease living, cease to exist, decease, demise, depart, end one s life, expire, lose one s life, meet one s death, mori, mortem obire, part with life, pass away, pass on, perish, relinquish life, rest in… …   Law dictionary

  • Hippocrates — Infobox Person name =Hippocrates of Kos (Greek: polytonic|Ἱπποκράτης) image size = 240px caption = Engraving by Peter Paul Rubens, 1638, courtesy of the National Library of Medicine. [ Harvnb|National Library of Medicine|2006 ] birth date = ca.… …   Wikipedia

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