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dead (n):
people who are no longer living
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they buried the dead
dead (n):
a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
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the dead of winter
dead (s):
devoid of activity
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this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here
dead (s):
physically inactive
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Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range
dead (a):
no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life
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the nerve is dead.
a dead pallor.
he was marked as a dead man by the assassin
dead (a):
not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat
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Mars is a dead planet.
dead soil.
dead coals.
the fire is dead
dead (s):
drained of electric charge; discharged
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a dead battery.
left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained
dead (s):
very tired
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was all in at the end of the day.
so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere.
bushed after all that exercise.
I'm dead after that long trip
dead (s):
complete
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came to a dead stop.
utter seriousness
dead (s):
no longer having force or relevance
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a dead issue
dead (s):
out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown
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a dead telephone line.
the motor is dead
dead (s):
lacking resilience or bounce
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a dead tennis ball
dead (s):
not surviving in active use
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Latin is a dead language
dead (s):
not circulating or flowing
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dead air.
dead water.
stagnant water

Related Words: stagnant
dead (s):
unerringly accurate
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a dead shot.
took dead aim
dead (s):
not yielding a return
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dead capital.
idle funds
dead (s):
lacking acoustic resonance
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dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs.
the dead wall surfaces of a recording studio
dead (s):
devoid of physical sensation; numb
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his gums were dead from the novocain.
she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth.
a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities
dead (s):
(followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive
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passersby were dead to our plea for help.
numb to the cries for mercy

Related Words: numb
dead (r):
completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
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an absolutely magnificent painting.
a perfectly idiotic idea.
you're perfectly right.
utterly miserable.
you can be dead sure of my innocence.
was dead tired.
dead right

Related Words: absolutelyperfectlyutterly
dead (r):
quickly and without warning
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he stopped suddenly
Related Words: abruptlysuddenly
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Money breads money

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“Success breeds success, and money breeds money. Put your positive money thoughts, visualizations and attitudes to work and you will increase the rate at which you become wealthy.”


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