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sudden death

noun as in unexplained death

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You and I have been concerned with the issue of sudden death.

As a 15-year-old brain who’s distracting herself from the sudden death of her father via an ill-conceived campaign for popularity, Ramakrishnan’s high-spirited performance wrings humor out of trauma.

From Time

The sudden death of the longtime Los Angeles Laker stunned the world and sparked a public outpouring of grief in Los Angeles.

Investigators seized medical records, cellphones and computers from the Buenos Aires home and office of Diego Maradona’s personal doctor as part of an investigation into the soccer legend’s sudden death last week, authorities said Sunday.

The show focuses on 15-year-old Devi Vishwakumar, who’s trying to navigate her sophomore year of high school while dealing with the sudden death of her father.

Jam is there because of the sudden death of her boyfriend, Reeve, and the listless state of major depression it throws her into.

In November 1885, the sudden death of her eighteen year-old daughter, Annie, brought Mandelbaum back to New York City.

“The death is being treated as a non-suspicious, but unexplained, sudden death,” a spokesman said.

But before celebrating, please note, there is a plausible basis for sudden death from cannabis.

And if so, can it cause you to literally drop dead from that ominous condition called “sudden death”?

They were a well-matched pair; iron-nerved, both of them, the sort of men to face sudden death open-eyed and unafraid.

His sudden death a year ago came as a great blow to his family and a large circle of friends.

Diotti divined that something beyond  sympathy for old Sanders sudden death racked her soul.

Reduced to suffering by the sudden death of her husband, she concealed her misfortunes under the name of Mme. Charlotte.

This was the first intimation to Lucy Warrender's friends in London of her sudden death.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sudden death, such as: deathblow, early death, premature death, stroke of death, tiebreaker, and untimely end.

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