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synonyms for deathlike

  • cadaverous
  • corpselike
  • deadly
  • gaunt
  • ghastly
  • ghostlike
  • ghostly
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How to use deathlike in a sentence

He disliked the audible yawn with which Cash manifested his return from the deathlike unconsciousness of sleep.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
During this deathlike preparation, Mr. Wharton, with a feeling nearly allied to that of his son, led Sarah from the apartment.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
A deathlike coldness was creeping over him, was laying an icy hand upon his heart.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
Suddenly from the deathlike stillness of the forest there comes a shriek, followed by sounds of commotion.
GARDENS OF THE CARIBBEES, V. 1/2IDA MAY HILL STARR
On the morning of the ninth day, Peggy sunk into a deathlike stupor.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
There was, after this accusation, so energetically pronounced by the young girl, some minutes of deathlike silence in the tent.
THE GUIDE OF THE DESERTGUSTAVE AIMARD
"Please state what you know about this case," he said, and again the audience waited in deathlike stillness.
THROUGH THE WALLCLEVELAND MOFFETT
The silence of the place was something blood-chilling; not the squeak of a mouse relieved its deathlike quiet.
A CHANGED HEARTMAY AGNES FLEMING
They are about to exchange their state of vigour and activity for a long period of deathlike sleep.
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENTOMOLOGY: VOL. III (OF 4)WILLIAM KIRBY
The wind was in that direction in which, aided by the deathlike repose of nature, it brought to me the murmur of the water-fall.
WIELAND; OR THE TRANSFORMATIONCHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEATHLIKE

  • ashen
  • bag of bones
  • blanched
  • bloodless
  • consumptive
  • dead
  • deathlike
  • deathly
  • emaciated
  • exsanguinous
  • gaunt
  • ghastly
  • ghostly
  • haggard
  • pallid
  • peaked
  • peaky
  • sallow
  • shadowy
  • sick
  • skeletal
  • skeletonlike
  • skin and bones
  • spectral
  • thin
  • wan
  • wasted
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