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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

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.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Let him that escapeth be consumed by the rage of the fire: and let them perish that oppress thy people.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It is certain that if this retreat, from which the girls go out married, were to fail, they would perish and be lost.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
For my name's sake I will remove my wrath far off: and for my praise I will bridle thee, lest thou shouldst perish.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
For the nation and the kingdom that will not serve thee, shall perish: and the Gentiles shall be wasted with desolation.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PERISH

  • break up
  • collapse
  • crumb
  • crush
  • decay
  • decompose
  • degenerate
  • deteriorate
  • disintegrate
  • dissolve
  • fragment
  • go to pieces
  • granulate
  • grind
  • molder
  • perish
  • powder
  • pulverize
  • putrefy
  • triturate
  • tumble
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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