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a fate worse than death

Definition of a fate worse than death in English:

A terrible experience: are you going to buy me a drink as well as rescuing me from a fate worse than death?
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  • Treves rescues Merrick from a fate worse than death as he is attacked by a ravenous crowd at Liverpool Street station.
  • To me, failing at this calling when challenged would be a fate worse than death.
  • It'd be a fate worse than death, a bit like being kept comatose on life support for decades: yes, technically you're alive, but it's no life at all.
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Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
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