un·​dead | \ ˌən-ˈded How to pronounce undead (audio) \
plural undead

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The musician and his wife both took to Instagram to confirm his HBO appearance as an undead Wilding. Blair Donovan, Country Living, "Wait, Chris Stapleton Was on 'Game of Thrones' This Week?!," 30 Apr. 2019 So what is exactly the Night King’s relationship with his undead horde? Joe Lindsey, Popular Mechanics, "'Game of Thrones' Science: How Do Wights Work?," 26 Apr. 2019 Can the prophecy of the three heads of the dragon still come true if one of Daenerys's dragons is dead undead? Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Jon Snow Did a Very Targaryen Thing in the Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere," 15 Apr. 2019 Also, the Night King is headed straight to the capital with an army of undead White Walkers and a whole ice-breathing dragon. Ineye Komonibo, Marie Claire, "HBO Scattered "Iron Thrones" All Over the World for You to Find," 20 Mar. 2019 Its publishers have already released a separate undead faction, which brings new abilities to the fight. Owen Duffy, Ars Technica, "Wildlands may be the slickest, simplest fantasy skirmish game ever made," 1 Dec. 2018 After all, Season 1 included an undead Jason Blossom in one of Cheryl's visions. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Riverdale's Cole Sprouse Has Bad News for Bughead Fans," 11 Oct. 2017 By the 1930s, pulp writers, playwrights and Hollywood had taken up this version of the undead. Peter Saenger, WSJ, "Inspired by Zombies," 21 Dec. 2018 Who among us has a hankering for a latte with just a little hint of the undead? Rachel Sugar, Vox, "Halloween is an aesthetic, not a flavor.," 29 Oct. 2018

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1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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