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While some went extinct as early as the 17th century,others may have met their demise by human means even far earlier—namely major Pleistocene megafauna like the woolly rhino.

This means even more stars can escape, quickening the cluster’s demise.

By the time Clark sent out the last issue in December 2019, after a detached retina left him temporarily blind in one eye, he had chronicled the demise of 16,000 factories, plants, and mills in 17 years.

Mack struggles with what the inevitable demise of everything means for humankind.

The rest were sudden demises such as poisonings that involved another substance along with alcohol or alcohol-related car crashes.

Such statements are rare, as the Guards routinely avoid going public with news about the demise of one of their commanders.

Were they innocent victims or did they conduct themselves in a manner that would naturally lead to their demise?

It was sad that my first visit to Court Green, which Sylvia had described so enthusiastically, should be after her demise.

In the film, Turner begins to think about how his work will be seen after his demise.

Ok, so the threatened demise of a social media presence might be a bit of a stretch, but you get the point.

At his demise, he was succeeded by Philip A. Bell, who continues to keep one of the leading offices in the city.

The bill did not proceed beyond this stage of its progress, in consequence of the demise of the crown.

These events were supposed to foreshadow the speedy demise of the Peel administration.

His father lamented her demise for about a year, and then married again, several children being the result of this second union.

Egerton advised him that the demise was disadvantageous, but that it might be hard to terminate it without Browne's concurrence.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to demise, such as: collapse, departure, dissolution, downfall, extinction, and failure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.