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die

verb be no more, breathe one's last, cease living, cease to exist, decease, demise, depart, end one's life, lose one's life, meet one's death, mori, mortem obire, part with life, pass away, pass on, perish, relinquish life, rest in peace, succumb to death, suffer death, vita decedere
Associated concepts: die at any time without issue surviving, die by his own hand or act, die in performance of duty, die intestate, die leaving issue, die seised and possessed, die simultaneously, die without children or issue, die without heirs, die without issue, die without lawful issue, testamennary dispositions
See also: decease, expire, pattern, perish, stamp, succumb, terminate
References in classic literature ?
'He talks of friends to me--talks of relations to a man whose mother died the death in store for her son, and left him, a hungry brat, without a face he knew in all the world!
"I'll stop less than half-way, please God," said Sancho; "and so I say this labourer, coming to the house of the gentleman I spoke of that invited him- rest his soul, he is now dead; and more by token he died the death of an angel, so they say; for I was not there, for just at that time I had gone to reap at Tembleque-"
Why is it that a mere carpenter, who grew up in a place from where nothing good could come (John 1:46) and who died the death of a common criminal, still inspires, worldwide, after 2,000 years?