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corpse

noun

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a dead body
  • the startling discovery of a corpse required a call to the police

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The first known use of corpse was in the 13th century

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“Corpse.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/corpse. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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