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Definition of Perish

Perish

  1. To be destroyed; to pass away; to become nothing; to be lost; to die; hence, to wither; to waste away.
  2. To cause perish.

Perish Quotations

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
H. G. Wells

For God so loved the World that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Jesus Christ

We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

That we we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain - that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom - and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
Abraham Lincoln

With each new day in Africa, a gazelle wakes up knowing he must outrun the fastest lion or perish. At the same time, a lion stirs and stretches, knowing he must outrun the fastest gazelle or starve. It's no different for the human race. Whether you consider yourself a gazelle or a lion, you have to run faster than others to survive.
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Perish Translations

perish in Dutch is creperen, ondergaan, omkomen
perish in Finnish is tuhoutua
perish in German is umkommen
perish in Latin is abolesco, pereo
perish in Spanish is perecer
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