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demises

noun
plural of demise

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 the permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities
  • inherited all of the estate upon the sudden demise of his grandfather

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3 a loss of status
  • after her demise as the doyenne of New York society, the mere mention of her name was regarded as a faux pas

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demises

verb
present tense third-person singular of demise

Synonyms & Antonyms of demises (Entry 2 of 2)

to stop living
  • our much beloved, recently demised leader

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“Demises.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/demises. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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