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synonyms for perish

  • cease
  • crumble
  • disappear
  • disintegrate
  • pass away
  • rot
  • succumb
  • vanish
  • wither
  • collapse
  • corrupt
  • croak
  • decease
  • decompose
  • demise
  • depart
  • end
  • expire
  • fall
  • go
  • pass
  • waste
  • OD
  • be destroyed
  • be killed
  • be lost
  • bite the dust
  • break down
  • buy the farm
  • check out
  • give up the ghost
  • go under
  • kick the bucket
  • lose life
  • pass on
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antonyms for perish

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  • appear
  • arrive
  • build
  • grow
  • be born
  • bear
  • begin
  • commence
  • create
  • improve
  • rise
  • start
  • stay
  • give birth
  • revive
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How to use perish in a sentence

The story is also a tale of resilience and persistence, as Chihiro gradually draws on her inner strength to endure this land where humans are designed to perish.
HOW SPIRITED AWAY CHANGED ANIMATION FOREVERKAT MOONJULY 20, 2021TIME
So I’m hoping that when I get back on the road, that part of me will not ever perish again.
THE OUTDOOR INSPIRATIONS OF THOMAS RHETT’S NEW ALBUMSMURGUIAJULY 12, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
It became part of the local culture, a last stop for unwanted cats, who either learned to survive from hunting and food left by visitors or perished.
PEOPLE HAVE ABANDONED HUNDREDS OF CATS ON A DESERTED BRAZILIAN ISLAND. OFFICIALS AREN’T SURE HOW TO SAVE THEM.TERRENCE MCCOYJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Her colleague, Second Lieutenant Carol Ann Drazba, also perished.
EIGHT WOMEN’S NAMES ARE AMONG THE THOUSANDS ON THE VIETNAM MEMORIAL WALL. HERE’S WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THEMFRANCINE UENUMAMAY 27, 2021TIME
One America, King said, was “overflowing with the milk of prosperity and the honey of opportunity,” while in the other, people were “perishing on a lonely island of poverty in the midst of a vast ocean of material prosperity.”
COVID-19 REMINDED US OF JUST HOW UNEQUAL AMERICA ISNEIL LEWIS JR. (NLEWISJR@CORNELL.EDU)MARCH 29, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Post-fire surveys in 2020 found only five survivors there, while evidence of burnt burrows suggest more than 90 percent of the population perished.
A YEAR AFTER AUSTRALIA’S WILDFIRES, EXTINCTION THREATENS HUNDREDS OF SPECIESJOHN PICKRELLMARCH 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The thinking is that fresh food perishes, margins are lower and basket sizes won’t be large enough to cover the costs of delivery.
BACKED BY BLOSSOM, CREANDUM AND INDEX, GROCERY DELIVERY AND DARK STORE STARTUP DIJA LAUNCHES IN LONDONSTEVE O'HEARMARCH 5, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Regarding risk, he noted that older adults are the people most likely to become severely ill and perish from covid-19, accounting for about 80 percent of deaths to date — a compelling argument for vaccination.
ARE THE CORONAVIRUS VACCINES SAFE FOR SOMEONE WITH CANCER, DEMENTIA OR MS?JUDITH GRAHAMJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That pandemic, too, came to an end, roughly seven years after it started, probably because so many had perished or developed immunity.
WILL THE CORONAVIRUS EVOLVE TO BE LESS DEADLY?WENDY ORENTNOVEMBER 15, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
The inheritance of the children of sinners shall perish, and with their posterity shall be a perpetual reproach.
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WORDS RELATED TO PERISH

  • die
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