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living

(Alive), noun activity, animal existence, being alive, breathing, existence, existing, having life, surviving, vitality
Associated concepts: assisted living laws, living and cohabiiating together, living trust, living will

living

(Occupation), noun area, career, discipline, field, livelihood, maintenance, means of living, niche, profession, province, realm, specialty sphere, trade
See also: appointment, bodily, born, business, calling, conscious, current, durable, employment, extant, inhabitation, live, livelihood, occupation, position, present, pursuit, residential, sustenance, trade, viable
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After a short silence, the same person told me, "that his friends and mine (so he thought fit to express himself) were very much pleased with the judicious remarks I had made on the great happiness and advantages of immortal life, and they were desirous to know, in a particular manner, what scheme of living I should have formed to myself, if it had fallen to my lot to have been born a STRULDBRUG.
Norris's situation, and the improvement in Fanny's age, seeming not merely to do away any former objection to their living together, but even to give it the most decided eligibility; and as his own circumstances were rendered less fair than heretofore, by some recent losses on his West India estate, in addition to his eldest son's extravagance, it became not undesirable to himself to be relieved from the expense of her support, and the obligation of her future provision.
It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced.
You lived for yourself and say you nearly ruined your life and only found happiness when you began living for others.
This worried Uncle Henry a good deal, for without the farm he would have no way to earn a living.
No other living creature ventures to the chill summit of the barrier cliffs.
She was living in the country town where he had had his last appointment, and there she was supporting the family: her daughter, her ailing neurasthenic son-in-law, and her five grandchildren.
The cooking being done in the small, lean-to kitchen, the whole cabin formed a large living room.
Wherefore, if there be meaning at all to our living, we must make the tribe strong.
The wife in England and the husband in Spain, married or not married living together or not living together--it's all one to the new ideas.
It struck me, from watching those with whom I associated, that the life we were living was more destructive than that lived by the average man.
Father and mother had both come from places far away and it was well known they hadn't any relatives living.