Thesaurus / perish
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
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.
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
The inheritance of the children of sinners shall perish, and with their posterity shall be a perpetual reproach.
Let him that escapeth be consumed by the rage of the fire: and let them perish that oppress thy people.
It is certain that if this retreat, from which the girls go out married, were to fail, they would perish and be lost.
For my name's sake I will remove my wrath far off: and for my praise I will bridle thee, lest thou shouldst perish.
For the nation and the kingdom that will not serve thee, shall perish: and the Gentiles shall be wasted with desolation.
WORDS RELATED TO PERISH
- die away
- die on vine
- fag out
- melt away
- peter out
- slack off
- tucker out
- waste away
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