eternal sleep


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Noun1.eternal sleep - euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between lying in a bed and in a tomb); "she was laid to rest beside her husband"; "they had to put their family pet to sleep"
death - the absence of life or state of being dead; "he seemed more content in death than he had ever been in life"
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The giant slept the eternal sleep, in the sepulcher which God had built about him to his measure.
Those were the words which it seemed to me would have made me spring up from eternal sleep.
uk GOODWIN Sandra Marie Fell into an eternal sleep on Friday 12th June.
One possible lifeline for the Turkish Cypriots is the protection that EU membership will offer them if there is a peace deal, therefore I believe that both communities must agree to a two-state confederation before the dream of reunification becomes an eternal sleep.
There's a fairy tale where the beautiful princess has been banished to eternal sleep in a glass coffin.
They say there are no atheists in foxholes, but Grandpa's journey from Judaism to atheism was walked in the trenches of World War I, and after that the idea of an eternal sleep came to him as a blessed release.