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Definition of Corpse

Corpse

  1. A human body in general, whether living or dead; -- sometimes contemptuously.
  2. The dead body of a human being; -- used also Fig.

Corpse Quotations

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
Winston Churchill

I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.
Aleister Crowley

My father always wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the baby at every christening.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth

You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.
Epictetus

He was a degenerate gambler. That is, a man who gambled simply to gamble and must lose. As a hero who goes to war must die. Show me a gambler and I'll show you a loser, show me a hero and I'll show you a corpse.
Mario Puzo
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Corpse Translations

corpse in Afrikaans is lyk
corpse in Dutch is lijk, kadaver, kreng
corpse in Finnish is ruumis
corpse in French is cadavre
corpse in German is Leiche
corpse in Hungarian is hulla, tetem
corpse in Italian is salma
corpse in Latin is corpus corporis
corpse in Norwegian is lik
corpse in Swedish is lik
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