Dead and Living


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Dead adjective – No longer living.
Usage example: I inherited this heirloom from my dead great-grandfather

Living is an antonym for dead in topics: deceased, complete, indifferent, not working, alive.
Nearby Word: deadly
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Living adjective – Being in effective operation.
Usage example: a living culture that has survived a number of foreign invasions

Dead is an antonym for living in topics: alive, existing.
Nearby Words: live, lived, livable
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character dead character living character
woman dead woman living woman
people dead people living people
human dead human living human
Other nouns: boy, member, children, family, god, parents, relatives, characters, victim, corpse, mother, father, city, enemy, son, eyes, gods, bodies, souls, enemies, soldiers.

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Living and Dead. (2016). Retrieved 2020, October 28, from
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Living or Dead. 2016. Accessed October 28, 2020.

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