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adjective as in being animately existent

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More effective disinfection on planes should reduce the transmission of coronavirus via surfaces, such as armrests, where virus left behind by an infected person can stay alive for hours.

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To keep females in the breeding stock alive, the company adds the antibiotic tetracycline to the water where the larvae dangle rump-up before transitioning to aerial adulthood.

From around 29,700 to 18,530 years ago, when the animal that yielded nuclear DNA was alive, breeding woolly rhinos numbered about 10,600, the team estimates.

It was helpful to first calculate the probability of keeping the streak alive — that is, getting at least one hit in a game.

It is important that customers know that you are alive and in control of the situation on your side.

The distinction between over-policing and non-responsiveness was alive and well in Bed-Stuy.

Their logic: the sea-creature would come alive and drink up any remaining alcohol.

According to the AP, as of October, there were only four people still alive who be affected by this legislation.

After all, unlike the other vaccines currently in the pipeline, this one is alive and replication-competent.

Shakur remains very much alive, along with Hill, Morales, LeBeef and the others.

On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.

To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.

Sometimes the child lay so still that Aristide arose to see whether he was alive.

So far as their thought is still alive these men will come into the discussion of living questions now.

If they are still Moderns and alive, I defy you to bury them if you are discussing living questions in a full and honest way.


On this page you'll find 92 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alive, such as: awake, conscious, viable, live, animate, and breathing.

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