dead soul


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Noun1.dead soul - someone who is no longer alivedead soul - someone who is no longer alive; "I wonder what the dead person would have done"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
dead - people who are no longer living; "they buried the dead"
infernal - an inhabitant of Hell; "his roar made the infernals quake"
living dead, zombie, zombi - a dead body that has been brought back to life by a supernatural force
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Thou--thou wilt breathe on the dead soul, and it shall arise from the unanswering sleep of death.
It was Gogol, in Dead Souls, father," cried Colia, glancing at him in some alarm.
And I have come across too many dead souls lying so to speak at the foot of high unscaleable places for a merely possible dead body at the bottom of a quarry to strike my sincerity dumb.
He said that he prayed for the dead soul to get Jannah since his contribution was to defend his country.
O, who won a top prize at the Sundance Film Festival with 2013 work "Jiseul," often uses cinema to put dead soul at rest.
Buddhist priests promised that their ritual technology, when combined with the devotion and financial support of dutiful descendants, could transform a dead soul into a divine ancestral spirit serenely beyond the cycle of rebirth and suffering.
An absconding accused does not deserve anticipatory bail as there is an answer to be given to the society, the dead soul and the victim's family," ASG Siddharth Luthra told the court.
Even if Josie's love is "misbegotten," at least she isn't a dead soul like the man she's holding in her arms.
The dead soul who returns to tell his story travels on a blade of white light (a nicely eerie effect by Marcus Doshi) and lands on Richard Hoover's spartan set of a poor man's cottage in the deep South.
A theater performer "possessed" by a dead soul or a god preserves the essence of these rituals and performances.
His next host was Sobakevich, who at first demanded the unreasonable sum of one hundred rubles for each name of a dead soul.