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  • as inmoribund
  • as interminally ill
  • as indying

synonyms for at death's door

  • at the end of the rope
  • declining
  • done for
  • doomed
  • fading
  • fated
  • going
  • mortal
  • mortally ill
  • on one's deathbed
  • on one's last leg
  • one foot in the grave
  • passing
  • perishing
  • doomed
  • fading
  • moribund
  • decaying
  • sinking
  • fated
  • withering
  • vanishing
  • going
  • mortal
  • passing
  • final
  • done for
  • perishing
  • ebbing
  • disintegrating
  • declining
  • at end of rope
  • giving up the ghost
  • in extremis
  • on last leg
  • one foot in grave
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How to use at death's door in a sentence

Before Ripperda could unclasp his lips to reply, the stranger had opened the door, and passed through it like a gliding shadow.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She walked away toward another door, which was masked with a curtain that she lifted.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Hilda, trembling at the door, more than half expected Mr. Orgreave to say: "You mean, she's invited herself."
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Then the door opened, the portiere was swept aside, and Anselme announced "Monsieur de Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
By the time I had done my toilette there was a tap at the door, and in another minute I was in the salle--manger.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
As Perker said this, he looked towards the door, with an evident desire to render the leave-taking as brief as possible.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
We were in the midst of it, and having a merry time, when the door suddenly opened and Liszt appeared.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
“And the matter of the will was all disposed of by the probate judge today, I hear,” said the judge, his hand on the door.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
He desired his secretary to go to the devil, but, thinking better of it, he recalled him as he reached the door.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO AT DEATH'S DOOR

  • at death's door
  • at end of rope
  • decaying
  • declining
  • disintegrating
  • done for
  • doomed
  • ebbing
  • fading
  • fated
  • final
  • giving up the ghost
  • going
  • in extremis
  • moribund
  • mortal
  • on last leg
  • one foot in grave
  • passing
  • perishing
  • sinking
  • vanishing
  • withering
  • at death's door
  • at the end of the rope
  • declining
  • done for
  • doomed
  • fading
  • fated
  • going
  • mortal
  • mortally ill
  • on one's deathbed
  • on one's last leg
  • one foot in the grave
  • passing
  • perishing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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