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synonyms for demise

  • collapse
  • departure
  • dissolution
  • downfall
  • extinction
  • failure
  • passing
  • termination
  • annihilation
  • curtains
  • decease
  • dying
  • end
  • ending
  • expiration
  • fall
  • quietus
  • ruin
  • silence
  • sleep
  • final thrill
  • last out
  • last roundup
  • lights out
  • number's up
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antonyms for demise

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  • accomplishment
  • beginning
  • rise
  • start
  • success
  • birth
  • commencement
  • construction
  • creation
  • opening
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How to use demise in a sentence

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.
CLIMATE CHANGE PROBABLY CONTRIBUTED TO THE WOOLLY RHINO’S RAPID DEMISESARA KILEY WATSONAUGUST 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
This means even more stars can escape, quickening the cluster’s demise.
MILKY WAY’S TIDAL FORCES ARE SHREDDING A NEARBY STAR CLUSTERKEN CROSWELLAUGUST 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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.
UNMADE IN AMERICATATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Mack struggles with what the inevitable demise of everything means for humankind.
‘THE END OF EVERYTHING’ EXPLORES THE WAYS THE UNIVERSE COULD PERISHEMILY CONOVERAUGUST 4, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The rest were sudden demises such as poisonings that involved another substance along with alcohol or alcohol-related car crashes.
HEAVY DRINKING DROVE HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF AMERICANS TO EARLY GRAVESAIMEE CUNNINGHAMAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The main culprit behind the cluster’s coming demise, Oh says, is the Milky Way.
THE STAR CLUSTER CLOSEST TO EARTH IS IN ITS DEATH THROESKEN CROSWELLJULY 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
For decades, scientists have gone back and forth about whether massive volcanic eruptions or an asteroid impact — or maybe both — caused a mass extinction that saw the demise of all nonbird dinosaurs about 66 million years ago.
AN ASTEROID IMPACT, NOT VOLCANISM, MAY HAVE MADE EARTH UNLIVABLE FOR DINOSAURSMEGAN SEVERJULY 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They’ve also listened in on bubble bursts to figure out the physics that underlie the gentle “pfttt” that accompanies a bubble’s demise.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT BUBBLESSARAH ZIELINSKIMAY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
At his demise, he was succeeded by Philip A. Bell, who continues to keep one of the leading offices in the city.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
The bill did not proceed beyond this stage of its progress, in consequence of the demise of the crown.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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WORDS RELATED TO DEMISE

  • curtains
  • defunction
  • demise
  • departure
  • dissolution
  • dying
  • grim reaper
  • passing
  • passing away
  • passing over
  • quietus
  • release
  • silence
  • sleep
  • the end
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