living dead


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Noun1.living dead - a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural forceliving dead - a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force
dead person, dead soul, deceased, deceased person, decedent, departed - someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"
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But there were the two weeks I lost, with influenza, and the one week from a confounded pleurisy, so that I emerged from that place of the living dead with but one hundred and fifty-one dollars and fifty cents.
I had already resolved upon death as my choice rather than go back to be of that dolorous company, the living dead of the poor-farm.
he becomes a living dead man and has no time to amuse himself with the trap-doors.
Old men were there, whose eyes were dim and senses failing--grandmothers, who might have died ten years ago, and still been old--the deaf, the blind, the lame, the palsied, the living dead in many shapes and forms, to see the closing of that early grave.
Then the name of the living dead man was less frequently in their mouth--then not mentioned at all.
MESMERISING: Miguel journeys to the land of the living dead
He dissects "Night of the Living Dead," "Shaun of the Dead," "The Walking Dead" and their ilk to see not only what stories they're telling, but what spiritual and cultural needs they serve to earn the popularity they enjoy.
We may indeed be living with the living dead these days, but through the stories we consume and the games we play, we are paradoxically learning what it means to be fully alive.
NIGHT of the Living Dead director George Romero has passed away at the age of 77.
Romero's Living Dead franchise went on to create a subgenre of horror movie whose influence across the decades has endured, seen in movies such as The Purge and TV shows such as The Walking Dead.
Romero owned a small commercial production company when he convinced nine others to put up a small amount of money to finance "Night of the Living Dead," Grunwald said.
Known for his 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead, George Romero has died on Sunday (July 16) aged 77.