the dead

noun

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: the state of being dead usually used in the phrases rise from the dead or come back from the dead or return from the dead to mean to become alive again after dyingFor a moment, I thought that my grandfather had come back from the dead.They believe that Jesus Christ rose from the dead.

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“The dead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20dead. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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