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When it was revealed that Lil Peep died from an overdose of fentanyl and Xanax, it was tragic, but not surprising.

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One particular case, of course, is the tragic death of Xu YuYu, which I spoke about earlier.

Losing access to that as a research community would be tragic.

It’s hard to think of it as being too tragic, in that sense.

Within minutes, it seems, of the disclosures of these tragic events, large numbers of people chose a side and stuck to it.

Your death is a tragic bookend to a year touted as the “transgender tipping point.”

Still, I worry that a simple traffic stop could have tragic consequences.

There are plenty of tragic and inspiring choices, but the most obvious legacy Castro will leave behind is the broken family.

“This is tragic because nobody needs good policing more than poorer neighborhoods with higher crime rates,” Obama said.

Sometimes it comes in literal sobriety, sometimes in derisive travesti, sometimes in tragic aggravation.

The landlady had related the tragic history of the dead mother and the invalid aunt.

The tall policeman was an artist at the work; but it nearly brought him to a tragic end, as I will relate.

He remembered Tony's words later: that another actor was expected with whose entry the piece would turn more real—turn tragic.

Her tragic attitude, her wondrous beauty, awed the men, and they lowered the guns that had been raised to slay the father.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tragic, such as: appalling, awful, calamitous, cataclysmic, deadly, and deplorable.

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